Review of Metaphysics 54 (1):152-153 (2000)

Abstract
Aquinas’s questions, Jenkins asserts, are not necessarily our questions nor is his terminology our own. The contemporary questions and terminology that Jenkins has in mind are those of analytic philosophy. The gap between Aquinas and contemporary philosophy is especially pronounced when it comes to knowledge, where a welter of terms “such as cognito, intelligere, notitia, credere, opinio, fides, and especially scientia” would need to be properly translated and understood before engagement with contemporary positions could take place. But it is not just that we need to be more careful in our translations; rather we must locate the “elements” of Aquinas’s philosophy within the “specifically Christian wisdom that is its telos”. Jenkins’s book succeeds admirably at doing just that.
Keywords Catholic Tradition  Contemporary Philosophy  General Interest
Categories No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
ISBN(s) 0034-6632
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 65,587
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Jenkins, John. Knowledge and Faith in Thomas Aquinas.Thomas S. Hibbs - 2000 - Review of Metaphysics 54 (1):152-154.
Knowledge and Faith in Thomas Aquinas.John I. Jenkins - 1997 - Cambridge University Press.
John I. Jenkins: Knowledge and Faith in Thomas Aquinas.Patrick Lee - 2001 - Faith and Philosophy 18 (1):127-132.
A Realist Epistemology Of Faith.Paul A. Macdonald - 2005 - Religious Studies 41 (4):373-393.
The Philosophical Theology of St. Thomas Aquinas.Eleonore Stump - 1993 - Review of Metaphysics 47 (1):141-143.
The Reconciliation of Faith and Reason in Thomas Aquinas.Creighton J. Rosental - 2004 - Dissertation, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Analytics

Added to PP index
2019-06-10

Total views
2 ( #1,422,129 of 2,461,943 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
2 ( #298,784 of 2,461,943 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.

My notes