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Thomism

 

the collected teachings of Thomas Aquinas and the school of Catholic philosophy that he founded. Thomism represented an attempt to apply Aristotelian principles to the demands of Christian dogma. It was the predominant trend in Scholasticism in the 13th century, more widely followed than Augustinian Platonism and Averroism. In the 14th century it found a rival in the philosophy of William of Ockham. In the 16th century, however, Thomism experienced a renascence during the period of the “second Scholasticism” (see).

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Accordingly, Wojtyia was open to other complementary philosophical approaches that did not displace Thomism but extended it, thereby making Thomistic philosophy more relevant for the new millennium.
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lt;< In these latter times, it is often suggested that Thomism lost its hegemony at Vatican II, and that efforts to revive it are counter-revolutionary.
The last forty years have seen the end of the hegemony of Thomism in the Catholic Church and the rediscovery of Thomas outside of Catholic circles.
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His later writings reflected some disillusion with the opening of Catholic thought associated with the council and what he took to be the abandonment of Thomism, and at the end of his long life (1882-1973) he wrote an essay on a projected "Society without Money.
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