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On Being and Essence - Aquinas, Thomas, Saint
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A small error at the outset can lead to great errors in the final conclusions, as the Philosopher says in I De Caelo et Mundo cap. 5 (271b8-13), and thus, since being and essence are the things first conceived of by the intellect, as Avicenna says in Metaphysicae I, cap. 6, in order to avoid errors arising from ignorance about these two things, we should resolve the difficulties surrounding them by explaining what the terms being and essence each signify and by showing how each may be found in various things and how each is ...

On Being and Essence 1968, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies

ISBN-13: 9780888442505

2nd Revised edition

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