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The God who is beauty : beauty as a divine name in Thomas Aquinas and Dionysius the Areopagite / Brendan Thomas Sammon.

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Subject: Pseudo-Dionysius, the Areopagite > Aesthetics.
Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274 > Aesthetics.
Aesthetics > Early works to 1800.
Aesthetics > Religious aspects > Christianity.
God > Beauty.
God > Name > History of doctrines.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780227174296
  • ISBN: 0227174291
  • ISBN: 9780227902219
  • ISBN: 0227902211
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (390 pages)
  • Publisher: Cambridge [England] : James Clarke & Co, 2014.

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General Note: Restrictions on access to electronic version: access available to SOAS staff and students only, using SOAS id and password.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Front cover -- Title page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part One -- 1. Beauty and the Divine in Ancient Greek Philosophy: Plato and Aristotle -- 2. Beauty and the Divine in Neoplatonism: Plotinus and Proclus -- Part Two -- 3. The Tradition of the Divine Names -- 4. Beauty as a Divine Name in Dionysius the Areopagite I: Beauty as Transcendent Plenitude -- 5. Beauty as a Divine Name in Dionysius the Areopagite II: Beauty as a Principle of Determination -- 6. Beauty and the One -- Part Three -- 7. The Passage of Dionysius into the Latin West -- 8. The Journey of Beauty as a Divine Name: From the Sixth to the Thirteenth Century -- 9. Beauty as a Divine Name in Albert the Great -- 10. Thomas Aquinas and the Tradition of the Divine Names -- 11. Beauty as a Divine Name in Thomas Aquinas: In de Divinis Nominibus Expositio -- 12. Beauty as a Divine Name in Thomas Aquinas: Beyond the Commentary on the Divine Names -- 13. Conclusion: Beauty as the Between -- Bibliography -- Back cover.
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