Aquinas [ə kwī′nəs]
Saint Thomas (1225?-74); It. theologian & philosopher: his day is March 7: called the Angelic Doctor: cf. THOMISM

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  • Aquinas — Thomas von Aquin (* um 1225 auf Schloss Roccasecca bei Aquino in Italien; † 7. März 1274 in Fossanova; auch Thomas Aquinas oder Tommaso d Aquino) gilt als einer der einflussreichsten Philosophen und Theologen der Geschichte. Er war Dominikaner.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Aquinas — noun (Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225 1274) • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aquinas — biographical name Saint Thomas see Thomas Aquinas …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • AQUINAS, THOMAS° — (1225–1274), most important of the Christian medieval philosophers. Born near Aquino, the son of a count, Aquinas entered a Dominican order at the age of 19 against the will of his family. He studied under the Dominican scholar Albertus Magnus in …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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