Thomas Aquinas

THOMAS AQUINAS – God’s Love

QUESTION 20 GOD’S LOVE (In Four Articles) We next consider those things that pertain absolutely to the will of God. In the appetitive part of the soul there are found in ourselves both the passions of the soul, as joy, love, and the like; and the habits of the moral virtues, as justice, fortitude and […]

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THOMAS AQUINAS – THE WILL OF GOD

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 – OF TRUTH

QUESTION 16 OF TRUTH (In Eight Articles) Since knowledge is of things that are true, after the consideration of the knowledge of God, we must inquire concerning truth. About this there are eight points of inquiry: (1) Whether truth resides in the thing, or only in the intellect? (2) Whether it resides only in the […]

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Thomas Aquinas – OF IDEAS

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 – CONCERNING FALSITY

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 – THE UNITY OF GOD

QUESTION 11 THE UNITY OF GOD (In Four Articles) After the foregoing, we consider the divine unity; concerning which there are four points of inquiry: (1) Whether “one” adds anything to “being”? (2) Whether “one” and “many” are opposed to each other? (3) Whether God is one? (4) Whether He is in the highest degree […]