Student’s Name Instructor’s Name Subject Date Preview of Summa TheologicaThe selected articles from “Summa Theologica” written by Saint Thomas Aquinas are dynamic and multifaceted in nature with numerous twists and turns. The sharp intellectual inclination exhibited by his work is indicative of the magnanimous contributions to religious philosophy. The discussion below explores and exploits three questions that demonstrate his views on the nature of the universe nature of man and steps towards happiness. The nature of the universe: According to Aquinas the world is designed and fashioned to display some common and consistent traits. Firstly he says that some things objects and substances are always in motion. Air molecules elements found within intelligence granted to him by God man is able to reveal and understand the truth thereby paying homage to the creator of the universe. Through the realization and the revelation of the truth man is able to exercise the will of God. Since the will of God is characterized and associated with the Makers grand plan then being part of it makes a man happy and satisfied. Saint Thomas Aquinas noted that “It was necessary for man’s salvation that there should be a knowledge revealed by God besides philosophical science built by human reason. Firstly indeed because man is directed to God as an end that surpasses the grasp of his reason.” [...]
NEED BY 9PM TONIGHT 1) What is the nature of the universe? 2) What is the nature of man? 3) Therefore, what must we do to be happy? Structure your Previews by writing three paragraphs, each one corresponding to one of the three BPRQs above. Each paragraph will be graded according to the following three categories: A) Essential Point – What is the author’s thesis (state or implied answer to the BPRQ)? B) Essential Text – What text supports the author’s answer? You will need to quote from the text. Logical Analysis – How exactly does the author argue for this answer? I will attach the short story where all your information will be. I NEED THIS PAPER BY 9PM TONIGHT. It only has to be 750-800 words!!