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Summa Philosophica

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Hardcover, 296 pages
Published June 10th 2012 by St. Augustines Press (first published September 25th 2011)
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David
Mar 04, 2013 David rated it liked it
Catholic philosopher and apologist Peter Kreeft’s Summa Philosophica is a broad survey covering 110 of the most perennial questions in philosophy, be they in metaphysics, ethics, political philosophy or aesthetics. Kreeft uses Thomas Aquinas’ classic Summa format for each of the ten questions in the eleven categories he explores. A question is posed that can be affirmed or negated, several objections are levied against Kreeft’s position, one or more authorities are given, followed by Kreeft’s th ...more
Roger McFarland
Jul 27, 2015 Roger McFarland rated it it was amazing
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If you are a fan of Thomas Aquinas’ theology and Aristotle’s philosophy, you will find much to like in Peter Kreeft’s Summa Philosophica. Kreeft has spent most of his adult life as a professor of philosophy at Boston College, and argues from a distinctly Catholic perspective in this book. He takes 110 common questions in philosophy (10 questions each in 11 categories) and answers in a summa format (opponent’s leading objections, short argument from authority “on the contrary”, original argument ...more
Ví­tor
May 19, 2015 Ví­tor rated it did not like it
His logic has more holes than a slab of swiss cheese.
Dan Yingst
Jun 17, 2013 Dan Yingst added it
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Very good, interesting
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Peter Kreeft is a Catholic apologist, professor of philosophy at Boston College and The King's College, and author of over 45 books including Fundamentals of the Faith , Everything you Ever Wanted to Know about Heaven , and Back to Virtue . Some consider him the best Catholic philosopher currently residing in the United States. His ideas draw heavily from religious and philosophical tradition, ...more
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