Aquinas on Matter and Form and the Elements: A Translation

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Augustine Press, 2013. “Videtur quod non sit necessarium, praeter theologicam disciplinam, aliam doctrinam haberi,” festschrift in honor of Ralph McInerny edited by Matt Lamb, Catholic University Press, forthcoming. "Evolution and Catholic Faith," Invited contributions to Darwin, Science, and Religion edited by Phillip Sloan, Gerald McKenny, and Kathleen Eggleson from University of Notre Dame Press, in press, forthcoming. “Anamnesis and Tradition: Aquinas and Nietzsche,” in Tradition as the Future of Innovation, Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2015.

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Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press; 1 edition (March 15, 1998)

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