Being and Some Philosophers


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The study of being was one of the main preoccupations of Etienne Gilson's scholarly and intellectual life. Being and Some Philosophers is at once a testament to the persistence of those concerns and an important landmark in the history of the question of being. The book charts the ways in which being is translated across history, from unity in Plato and substance in Aristotle to essence in Avicenna and the act of existence in Aquinas. It examines the vicissitudes of essence and existence in Suarez and Christian Wolff, in ...

Being and Some Philosophers 1952, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto

ISBN-13: 9780888444158

2nd edition

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Being and Some Philosophers 1952, PIMS

ISBN-13: 9780888444011

2nd edition