By Gaven OP Kerr
The evidence constructed within the De Ente is, on Kerr's studying, self reliant of a number of the different proofs in Aquinas's corpus and proof against the conventional classificatory schemes of proofs of God. through making use of a historic and hermeneutical wisdom of the philosophical matters offered by means of Aquinas's idea and comparing such philosophical concerns with analytical precision, Kerr is ready to go through the facts and evaluation what Aquinas is announcing, and no matter if what he's announcing is true.
By technique of an research of 1 of Aquinas's earliest proofs, Kerr highlights a foundational argument that's current through the even more in most cases studied Thomistic writings, and brings it to endure in the context of analytical philosophy, displaying its relevance to the modern reader.
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Aquinas's Way to God: The Proof in De Ente et Essentia by Gaven OP Kerr