Jacques Maritain Center : A First Glance at St. Thomas Aquinas / by Ralph McInerny

A First Glance at St. Thomas Aquinas

A Handbook for Peeping Thomists

Ralph McInerny

University of Notre Dame Press
Notre Dame and London

©1990 by the University of Notre Dame.
All rights reserved.

For Mortimer Adler


  1. Getting into Philosophy
  2. Philosophy vs. Religion
  3. Reviving Thomism
  4. Two Big Pictures
  5. Thomas's Big Picture
  6. Theologian as Philosopher
  7. What is a Thing?
  8. Art and Nature
  9. Causes
  10. Parmenides' Problem
  11. Motion
  12. Creation
  13. Soul
  14. Beyond the Grave
  15. Metaphor and Analogy
  16. Proving God Exists
  17. Speaking of God
  18. The Meaning of Life
  19. On Being Good
  20. Aristotle and the Beatific Vision
  21. Biographical Notes