Medieval Philosophy

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Copleston, Frederick. A History of Medieval Philosophy. Notre Dame: Univ. of ND Press, 1990. 1972. Bib. 347-81.

Pegis, Anton, ed. Introduction to St. Thomas Aquinas. NY: Modern Library, 1948. 1945. Bib. 682-90.


Bourke, Vernon J. Aquinas’ Search for Wisdom. Milwaukee: Bruce, 1965.

Cantor, Norman F. The Civilization of the Middle Ages. NY: HarperCollins, 1993. 1963. Bib. 567-76.

Foster, Kenelm, O.P. The Life of St. Thomas Aquinas: Biographical Documents. London: Longmans Green, 1959.

McCool, Gerald A., S.J, From Unity to Pluralism: The Internal Evolution of Thomism. NY: Fordham UP, 1989. Bib. 235-43.

McKeon, Richard. Selections from Medieval Philosophers. 2 Vols. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1957. 1929.


Bourke, Vernon J., ed. The Pocket Aquinas. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1960.

Boswell, John. Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the Fourteenth Century. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1980. Bib. 403-9.

Copleston, F.C. Aquinas. Baltimore: Penguin, 1955. Fox, Robin Lane. Pagans and Christians. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1988. 1986.

Gies, Frances, et. al. Women in the Middle Ages. NY: HarperCollins, 1980. 1978.

Maritain, Jacques. St. Thomas Aquinas: Angel of the Schools. London: Sheed & Ward, 1948.

Martinez, Florentino Garcia. The Dead Sea Scrolls Translated: The Qumran Texts in English. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1994.

Pagels, Elaine. The Gnostic Gospels. NY: Random House, 1981. 1979.

Scholem, Gershom. Kabbalah. New American Library. NY: Meridian, 1978. 1974.

Special Issue on Albert the Great. Southwest Journal of Philosophy 10.3 (Fall, 1979).

Special Issue on Aquinas and Bonaventure. Southwest Journal of Philosophy 5.2 (Sept., 1974).

Steiner, Rudolf. The Redemption of Thinking: A Study in the Philosophy of Thomas Aquinas. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1956.


New Scholasticism (1927-89) American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly (1990- ) Theological Studies Augustinian Studies


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1. St. Thomas

Dutton, Blake D. "The Ontological Argument: Aquinas' Objection to Descartes' Reply." Am Cath Phil Q 67.4 (Autumn 1993) 431-50.

Lanagan, John, S.J. "Beatitude and Moral Law in St. Thomas." Journal of Religious Ethics 5.2 (Fall 1973) 183-95.

Mackey Louis. "Closed World and Open-ended Universe." Southwest Journal of Philosophy 2 (1971) 93-102.

Maurer, Armand. "Descartes and Aquinas on the Unity of a Human Being: Revisited." Am Cath Phil Q 67.4 (Autumn 1993) 497-511.

Milhaven, John Giles. "Thomas Aquinas on Sexual Pleasure." Journal of Religious Ethics 5.2 (Fall 1977) 157-181.

Montaldi, Daniel F. "A Defense of St. Thomas and the Principle of Double Effect." Journal of Religious Ethics 14.2 (Fall 1986) 296-332.

Panier, Rusell and Thomas D. Sullivan. "Aquinas on `Exists`." Am Cath Phil Q 67.2 (Spring 1993) 157-66.

Porter, Jean. "Moral Rules and Moral Actions: A Comparison of Aquinas and Modern Moral Theology." Journal of Religious Ethics 17.1 (Spring 1989) 123-49.

Wilhelmsen, Frederick D. "A Note on Contraries and the Incorruptibility of the Human Soul in St. Thomas Aquinas." Am Cath Phil Q 67.3 (Summer 1993) 333-38.

2. Islamic Philosophy

Special Issue on Islamic Ethics. Journal of Religious Ethics 11.2 (Fall 1983).

3. Jewish Philosophy

Special Issue on Jewish Law and Ethics. Journal of Religious Ethics 8.2 (Fall 1980).


The Collected Works of St. Thomas Aquinas. Past Masters Series. InteLex Corp.


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