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Contemporary and Thomistic views on death as moment of final decision

Robert C. Trupia

Contemporary and Thomistic views on death as moment of final decision

by Robert C. Trupia

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274.,
  • Death.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert C. Trupia.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 95/4014 (B)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, 58 leaves
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL961119M
    LC Control Number95953070

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God has already fixed the year, the month, the day, the hour, and the moment when you and I are to leave this earth and go into eternity; but the time is unknown to us. of the 19th century. During the late 19th century and into the 20th century, modern Western culture began to view death as a fearful, forbidden occurren ce.

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Here the saint shows, in the first book, the necessity of distinguishing act from potency if we would explain "becoming," i. e.: change, motion. Motion we see at once is here conceived as a function, not of rest or repose (as by Descartes): but of being, reality, since that which is in motion, in the process of becoming, is tending toward being.

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