Thomism
Thomism is the philosophical school that arose as a legacy of the work and thought of Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274), philosopher, theologian, and Doctor of the Church. In philosophy, his disputed q...
Quinquae viae
The Quinque viæ (Latin, usually translated as "Five Ways" or "Five Proofs") are five logical arguments regarding the existence of God summarized by the 13th-century Catholic philosopher and theologian...
Peripatetic axiom
The Peripatetic axiom is: "Nothing is in the intellect that was not first in the senses" (Latin: "Nihil est in intellectu quod non prius in sensu"). It is found in De veritate, q. 2 a. 3 arg. 19.Thom...
Antonio Piolanti
Antonio Piolanti (7 August 1911 in Predappio, Emilia-Romagna, Italy; † 28 September 2001 in Rome) was a Roman Catholic priest and theologian, dogmatist and Thomist. He was from 1957 to 1969 Rector of ...
Jakub of Gostynin
Jakub of Gostynin (Polish: Jakub z Gostynina; ca. 1454 – 16 February 1506, Kraków) was a Polish philosopher and theologian of the late 15th century, and Rector of the University of Krakow in...
Anthony of the Mother of God
Anthony of the Mother of God (Spanish: Antonio de la Madre de Dios), O.C.D. (1583, Leon–27 November 1637, Salamanca), was a Spanish Discalced Carmelite friar, who was notable as a professor ...
Maurice De Wulf
Maurice De Wulf (1867–1947), a Belgian Thomist philosopher, professor of philosophy at the Catholic University of Leuven, was one of the pioneers of the historiography of medieval philosophy. His book...
Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange
Réginald Marie Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P. (1877–1964) was a French Catholic theologian. He has been noted as a leading neo-Thomist of the 20th century, along with the likes of Jacobus Ramírez, Édouard Hu...
Peter Fourier
Peter Fourier, C.R.S.A. (French: Pierre Fourier, [fuʁje]) was a French canon regular who is honored as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church. Forgoing offers of high office, he served for many year...
Dominic of Flanders
Dominic of Flanders (Latin: Dominicus de Flandria, French: Dominique de Flandre) (ca. 1425–1479) was a French-Flemish Dominican philosopher and Scholastic author, known to have been a renowned...
Theological virtues
Theological virtues - in theology and Christian philosophy, are the character qualities associated with salvation, resulting from the grace of God, which enlightens the human mind.
The three theol...
Brian Davies (philosopher)
Father Brian Evan Anthony Davies, OP (born 1951) is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Fordham University (since 1995), and author of An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion,now in its third...
John of Głogów
John of Głogów (Polish: Jan z Głogowa, Jan Głogowczyk; German: Johann von Schelling von Glogau) (c. 1445 – 11 February 1507) was a notable polyhistor at the turn of the Middle Ages and Re...
Temperance (virtue)
Temperance is the espousal of moderation, marked by personal restraint. It has been studied by religious thinkers, philosophers, and more recently, psychologists, particularly in the positive psycholo...
Peter Geach
Peter Thomas Geach, MA, FBA (/ˈɡiːtʃ/; 29 March 1916 – 21 December 2013) was a British philosopher and Emeritus Professor of Logic at the University of Leeds. His areas of interest were the history of...
Vernon Bourke
Vernon J. Bourke (1907–1998) was a Canadian-born American professor, author, and Thomist philosopher. His area of expertise was ethics, and especially the moral philosophy of St. Augustine and St. Th...
Bernard Lonergan
Bernard Joseph Francis Lonergan, SJ, CC (17 December 1904 – 26 November 1984) was a Canadian Jesuit priest, philosopher, and theologian, regarded by many as one of the most important thinkers of...
Thought of Thomas Aquinas
This article contains a selection of thoughts of Thomas Aquinas on various topics. It is not intended as a complete account of Aquinas's thought.
Aquinas defines distributive justice as follows:Aq...
Homo unius libri
Homo unius libri ("(a) man of one book") is a Latin phrase attributed to Thomas Aquinas in a literary tradition going back to at least the 17th century, bishop Jeremy Taylor (1613–1667) being the earl...
Nimio de Anquín
Nimio de Anquín (1896 — 1979) was an Argentine Thomist writer and fascist politician. Seeking to combine European models of fascism with his own attachment to the Catholic Church he led several moveme...
Diligence
Diligence is steadfast application, assiduousness and industry; the virtue of hard work. It is one of the seven heavenly virtues.Diligent behavior is indicative of a work ethic; a belief that work is ...
Chastity
Chastity is sexual behavior of a man or woman that is acceptable to the moral standards and guidelines of their culture, civilization or religion. In the Western world, the term has become closely ass...
Justice (virtue)
Justice is one of the four cardinal virtues in classical European philosophy and Roman Catholicism. It is the moderation or mean between selfishness and selflessness - between having more and having l...
Henry of Gorkum
Henry of Gorkum (c. 1378– February 19, 1431) was a Dutch theologian known for his commentaries on St. Thomas Aquinas and his defense of Thomism.
Henry was born in Gorkum in the Netherlands. He was...
Robert J. Henle
The Rev. Robert J. Henle, S.J. (Sept. 12 1909 – Jan. 20, 2001) was the 46th President of Georgetown University, serving from January 7, 1969 to October 21, 1974. He succeeded the Rev. Gerard J. Campb...
Seven virtues
In the Catholic catechism, the seven Christian virtues or heavenly virtues refers to the union of two sets of virtues. The four cardinal virtues, from ancient Greek philosophy, are prudence, justice, ...
Edward Feser
Edward C. Feser (born 1968) is an American associate professor of philosophy at Pasadena City College. He has also been a visiting assistant professor of philosophy at Loyola Marymount University and ...
The Range of Reason
The Range of Reason is a 1952 book of essays by Catholic philosopher Jacques Maritain. The text presents a Thomist philosophy regarding religion and morality. It contains a study of Atheism, titled "...
Just price
The just price is a theory of ethics in economics that attempts to set standards of fairness in transactions. With intellectual roots in ancient Greek philosophy, it was advanced by Thomas Aquinas bas...