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THEO 8508 Aquinas and Neoplatonism (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

An examination of Aquinas’ dynamically evolving engagement with such key thinkers in the Platonic tradition as Boethius, Proclus, and Dionysius the Areopagite, and Thomas’ increasingly complex retrieval of Platonic thought in his elaboration of several important theological topics, such as the problem of evil and the nature of the good, the task and scope of theology as a science, the relationship between divine transcendence and the created order, and the epistemology of religious experience.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Gregorio Montejo

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 16-Dec-16