Thomas Aquinas

THOMAS AQUINAS – QUESTION 19

QUESTION 19 THE WILL OF GOD (In Twelve Articles) After considering the things belonging to the divine knowledge, we consider what belongs to the divine will. The first consideration is about the divine will itself; the second about what belongs strictly to His will; the third about what belongs to the intellect in relation to […]

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THOMAS AQUINAS – QUESTION 18

QUESTION 18 THE LIFE OF GOD (In Four Articles) Since to understand belongs to living beings, after considering the divine knowledge and intellect, we must consider the divine life. About this, four points of inquiry arise: (1) To whom does it belong to live? (2) What is life? (3) Whether life is properly attributed to […]

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Thomas Aquinas – Question 15

QUESTION 15 OF IDEAS (In Three Articles) After considering the knowledge of God, it remains to consider ideas. And about this there are three points of inquiry: (1) Whether there are ideas? (2) Whether they are many, or one only? (3) Whether there are ideas of all things known by God? _______________________ FIRST ARTICLE [I, […]

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Thomas Aquinas – Question 14

QUESTION 14 OF GOD’S KNOWLEDGE (In Sixteen Articles) Having considered what belongs to the divine substance, we have now to treat of God’s operation. And since one kind of operation is immanent, and another kind of operation proceeds to the exterior effect, we treat first of knowledge and of will (for understanding abides in the […]

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Thomas Aquinas – Question 17

QUESTION 17 CONCERNING FALSITY (In Four Articles) We next consider falsity. About this four points of inquiry arise: (1) Whether falsity exists in things? (2) Whether it exists in the sense? (3) Whether it exists in the intellect? (4) Concerning the opposition of the true and the false. _______________________ FIRST ARTICLE [I, Q. 17, Art. […]

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Thomas Aquinas – Question 13

QUESTION 13 THE NAMES OF GOD (In Twelve Articles) After the consideration of those things which belong to the divine knowledge, we now proceed to the consideration of the divine names. For everything is named by us according to our knowledge of it. Under this head, there are twelve points for inquiry: (1) Whether God […]