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'''Saint Thomas Aquinas''', [[Ordo Praedicatorum|O.P.]] ('''Thomas of Aquin''' or '''Aquino'''; b. ca. 1225; d. 7 March, 1274) was an Italian [[Catholic]] priest in the [[Dominican Order]], and an influential [[philosopher]] and [[theologian]] in the [[scholasticism|scholastic]] tradition, known as '''Doctor Angelicus, Doctor Universalis''' and '''Doctor Communis'''. He was a proponent of [[natural theology]], and the originator of the school of philosophy and theology now called 'Thomistic'. His influence on Western thought is considerable.
 
 
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This philosopher has [[Bcmp Pages:=17]] pages in the ''Blackwell Companion''.
 
This philosopher has [[Bcmp Pages:=17]] pages in the ''Blackwell Companion''.
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Thomas Aquinas
Born 1224
Italy
Died 1274
Naples, Italy
unknown
Occupation Philosopher
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Saint Thomas Aquinas, O.P. (Thomas of Aquin or Aquino; b. ca. 1225; d. 7 March, 1274) was an Italian Catholic priest in the Dominican Order, and an influential philosopher and theologian in the scholastic tradition, known as Doctor Angelicus, Doctor Universalis and Doctor Communis. He was a proponent of natural theology, and the originator of the school of philosophy and theology now called 'Thomistic'. His influence on Western thought is considerable.

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This philosopher has 17 pages in the Blackwell Companion.