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.
This philosopher has 17 pages in the Blackwell Companion.