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Aristotle and Aquinas
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In "A Guide to the Perplexed" Schumacher quotes Aquinas:"The slenderest knowledge that may be obtained of the highest things is mire desirable than the most certain knowledge obtained of lesser…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Derrington Feb 8, 2010.

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David Derrington replied to David Derrington's discussion Aristotle and Aquinas
"Dear Karl, Thanks for the quotation, which I will follow up in context later. I hadn't thought of the ethical dimension in my inquiry - my focus was more on epistemology. I've tended to keep clear of ethics, in the course of a long…"
Feb 8, 2010
Karl Schudt replied to David Derrington's discussion Aristotle and Aquinas
"Nichomachean Ethics X.7 There may be something similar in Metaphysics, but I don't recall that text as well. "But we must not follow those who advise us, being men, to think of human things, and, being mortal, of mortal things, but must,…"
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Aristotle and Aquinas

In "A Guide to the Perplexed" Schumacher quotes Aquinas:"The slenderest knowledge that may be obtained of the highest things is mire desirable than the most certain knowledge obtained of lesser things"and then says that this is more or less paraphrasing Aristotle.I would reckon it's somewhere in the Metaphysics, but can anyone who knows the text better than me tell me exactly where it's from?See More
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"Hi David Thanks for connecting. I was as blessed as you with all that happened on Sunday. See you next Sunday morning."
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Medway
Role in the Classics Classroom (real or virtual):
all of the above
About Me:
My main area is philosophy. I'm semi-retired - about one lecture a week at present.
In a varied career I've taught some Classics - mostly Latin - deputising for permanent staff.
I did Greek at school, but have kept it going for philosophy and reading the New Testament
Best/worst computer-related classroom happening:
Teaching Religious Studies to teenagers and someone types in "Heaven"

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At 7:15am on January 5, 2010, Adrian Tamblyn-Watts said…
Hi David

Thanks for connecting. I was as blessed as you with all that happened on Sunday.

See you next Sunday morning.

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