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By Edward Feser

Scholastic Metaphysics: a modern creation provides an summary of Scholastic methods to causation, substance, essence, modality, id, patience, teleology, and different matters in basic metaphysics. The booklet interacts seriously with the literature on those concerns in modern analytic metaphysics, on the way to facilitate the analytic reader’s figuring out of Scholastic principles and the Scholastic reader’s figuring out of up to date analytic philosophy. The Aristotelian idea of reality and potentiality offers the organizing topic, and the the most important dependence of Scholastic metaphysics in this thought is confirmed. The publication is written from a Thomistic viewpoint, yet Scotist and Suarezian positions are taken care of to boot the place they diverge from the Thomistic position.

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