By John Peterson
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This ebook introduces readers to Thomistic philosophy via chosen issues resembling being, God, teleology, fact, people and information, ethics, and universals. John Peterson discusses metaphysics and the essence-existence contrast and offers what he believes is Aquinas’ most powerful theistic evidence.
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The writer reads Goethe's Faust because the first epic written less than Spinoza's impact. He exhibits how its thematic improvement is ruled by way of Spinoza's pantheistic naturalism. He additional contends that Wagner and Nietzsche have attempted to surpass their mentor Goethe's paintings by means of writing their very own Spinozan epics of affection and tool within the Ring of the Nibelung and hence Spoke Zarathustra.
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Introduction to Thomistic Philosophy by John Peterson