Saint Thomas "the Angelic Doctor", 1225?–74, Italian scholastic philosopher: a major theologian of the Roman Catholic Church.
- A·qui·nist, noun
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How to use Aquinas in a sentence
Sorry Augustine, Aquinas, Dante, and Erasmus you must have been just a bad dream.
What allows evil to persist, Aquinas believed, is the “lack of good” by other people.
This professor at Aquinas College in Michigan has a rule: if your phone rings in class, you must answer it on speakerphone.
He wanted to read everything Augustine and Aquinas had ever written about just war theory.
I suspect his final opera omni in a critical German edition will equal in length that of Augustine, Aquinas, and Bonaventure.
If there is to be a fiction at all, which we think there need not be, we infinitely prefer the legal fiction of Aquinas.
He was not so voluminous a writer as Thomas Aquinas, but less diffuse; his style is lucid, like that of Voltaire.
The world never saw a more complete system of dogmatic theology than that elaborated by Thomas Aquinas.
But Aquinas, with his Aristotelian method of syllogism and definitions, could not go beyond Augustine.
It is no doubt an exaggeration to say that there would have been no Aquinas if Maimonides had not preceded him.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy | Isaac Husik
British Dictionary definitions for Aquinas
Saint Thomas. 1225–74, Italian theologian, scholastic philosopher, and Dominican friar, whose works include Summa contra Gentiles (1259–64) and Summa Theologiae (1267–73), the first attempt at a comprehensive theological system. Feast day: Jan 28: See also Thomism
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