Il trascendentale pulchrum in Tommaso d’Aquino, secondo Hans Urs von Balthasar

Alpha Omega 15 (1):107-143 (2012)

Abstract
This paper presents Aquinas’s position on beauty as a transcendental, the metaphysics behind it, and von Balthasar’s interpretation of it. To do so it considers the meaning of von Balthasar’s theological aesthetics, as presented in the first volume of The Glory of the Lord, and the implications of making beauty the point of departure for theology. On these grounds it is possible to better appreciate how von Balthasar reads Aquinas’s account of beauty as a transcendental . The theological importance of this conception of beauty is brought out in Epilogue
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Translate to english
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 59,968
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

Philosophy for a Theology of Beauty.John D. Dadosky - 2007 - Philosophy and Theology 19 (1/2):7-34.
The Beauty of the Cross: The Theological Aesthetics of Hans Urs von Balthasar.S. J. Raymond Gawronski - 2002 - Logos. Anales Del Seminario de Metafísica [Universidad Complutense de Madrid, España] 5 (3).
Von Balthasar's Aims in His Theological Aesthetics.Aidan Nichols - 1999 - Heythrop Journal 40 (4):409–423.
The Glory of the Lord: A Theological Aesthetics.Hans Urs Von Balthasar - 1984 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 16 (2):169-172.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2015-02-04

Total views
0

Recent downloads (6 months)
0

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

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

My notes