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- Aquinas, Saint Thomas 1225-1274. Italian Dominican friar, theologian, and philosopher. The most influential thinker of the medieval period, his philosophy combined Aristotelianism and elements of Neo-Platonism within a context of Christian thought. His works include the Summa contra gentiles (1259-1264) and the Summa theologiae or theologica (1266-1273).
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- n. (Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274)
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