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«In nihilum decidere». “Negatività” della creatura e nichilismo del peccato in Tommaso d’Aquino

Massimiliano Lenzi

(Sapienza, Università di Roma)

Robert A Heremit1
Abstract: Thomas Aquinas was a major representative of a new ontological idea of nature, which was shaped in accordance with Christian theological notions in the context of medieval Aristotelianism. The crucial assumption of this idea was the concept of creation, which determined a radical rethinking of the autonomy that featured order and finality of the Aristotelian physis. Conceived of as a creature, that is, made from nothing in order to be an instrument of the Providence, nature was rooted in and contained by the divine power, upon which … Continua a leggere

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