It's an exhaustive overview of the Metaphysical thought of Thomas Aquinas.Asteriktos said:
I put this on my to-buy book list for the fall of 2019 (I currently have books listed all the way into 2023). Yes, I am that crazy and/or laggingPapist said:This is quite a scholarly look at Aquinas, from the perspective of a scholarly Thomist. One need not agree with all of Wippel's arguments to appreciate this book.
"Preparing ship for metamorphosis, sir!"Achronos said:I would like to read Kafka's Metamorphosis after I'm done with Faust
Harry Dresden rules high above the murky waters of most urban fantasy.vamrat said:I have the first three Dresden Files books (omnibus) on order from Amazon. I've already read the first one.
Also, Napoleon's Lancers and Dragoons.
Ah, I have a Greek-English copy of that one. But I first want to understand the Metaphysics and the Categories before I move on, and they are giving me enough troubles already. My crude Platonist mind has difficulties grasping the subtleties of the Philosopher. Luckily Aquinas is helping me a bitPapist said:
The book started out kind of slow, but I enjoyed it very much. I started reading The Moor, that is more difficult to get into.Schultz said:How are you enjoying tBA, Quinault? It took me a very long time to even consider reading non-canonical Sherlock Holmes stories but after reading a few short story anthologies, I ended up giving the Mary Russell series a shot and love them!Quinault said:"A is for Musk Ox"
"The Beekeepers Apprentice"
From what I understand, posterior analytics, and physics both give some back ground that are helpful in reading Metaphysics.Cyrillic said:Ah, I have a Greek-English copy of that one. But I first want to understand the Metaphysics and the Categories before I move on, and they are giving me enough troubles already. My crude Platonist mind has difficulties grasping the subtleties of the Philosopher. Luckily Aquinas is helping me a bitPapist said:
Interesting guy, old Alasdair. He eventually becomes a kind of Thomist, but not quite your typical one. He is very interested in discussions concerning the validity and objectivity/subjectivity of reason.Achronos said:Has anyone read anything by Alasdair MacIntyre? Just curious what folks think of him.
I am reading Faust, albeit at such a slow place to comprehend what the hell is going on. I don't know if I'm up to the challenge to be honest, but I'll readily admit it is a beautiful work thus far.
And Nico, you're favorite word "vouchsafe" is in the translation.