Philosophical Primer on the “Summa”

One could think that there is nothing left to say about Summa theologiae. Still, new books are published all the time, meant to discuss the Summa in its various aspects. For example, a few months ago a book Aquinas’s Summa Theologiae: A Critical Guide was issued (we have already discussed it at our website), and recently the Catholic University of America Press has published A Philosophical Primer on the Summa Theologica, that focus on philosophical dimension of Aquinas’ opus magnum. The book has been written by Richard J. Regan – an American Jesuit, philosopher, one of the most renown translators of Aquinas’ works into English.

By the way, we would like to recommend some lectures generally introducing Summa theologiae: