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The Philosophical Approach to God: A New Thomistic Perspective, 2nd Revised Edition

W. Norris Clarke

Abstract

This book is a revised and expanded edition of three lectures delivered by the author at Wake Forest University in 1979. Long out of print, in its new edition it should be a valuable resource for scholars and teachers of the philosophy of religion. The first two lectures, after a critique of the incompleteness of St. Thomas Aquinas's famous Five Ways of arguing for the existence of God, explore lesser-known resources of Aquinas's philosophical ascent of the mind to God: the unrestricted dynamism of the human spirit as it reaches toward the fullne ... More

Keywords: philosophy of religion, Thomas Aquinas, A. N. Whitehead, Five Ways, metaphysics, existence of God

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780823227198
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011 DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823227198.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

W. Norris Clarke, author