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Excerpt from The Dublin Review, Vol. 1381. Of God and His Creatures. By St Thomas Aquinas. Translated by Father Rickaby, S. J., M. A. Lond., B. Sc. Oxon. London: Burns & Oates, 1905.2. The Life and Labours of St Thomas of Aquin. By the VeryMoreExcerpt from The Dublin Review, Vol. 1381. Of God and His Creatures. By St Thomas Aquinas. Translated by Father Rickaby, S. J., M. A. Lond., B. Sc. Oxon. London: Burns & Oates, 1905.2. The Life and Labours of St Thomas of Aquin. By the Very Rev. Roger Bede Vaughan, O. S. B. London: Longmans & Co., 1871.3. The Life and Labours of St Thomas of Aquin. By Archbishop Vaughan, O. S. B. Abridged and edited with Preface by Dom Jerome Vaughan. Second edition. London: Burns & Oates, 1890.4. A History of Philosophy, from Thales to the Present Time. By Dr Friedrich Ueberweg. Translated from the fourth German edition, by Geo. S. Morris, A.M. With additions by Noah Porter, D.D., LL.D. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1885.5. The Philosophy of History, in a Course of Lectures delivered at Vienna by Frederick von Schlegel. Translated from the German by James Burton Robertson. London: George Bell Sons, 1888.The appearance of an English translation of St Thomas Summa contra Gentiles is an event of real importance, and we heartily congratulate Father Rickaby on the results of his long labour of love. The translation and the copious footnotes form a veritable monument of learning and industry, and are well worthy of the reputation of the distinguished Jesuit Father. The publication of this translation is likely to bring the writing of the angelic Doctor within reach of a number of English readers who would not have time or patience to peruse a work written in the ecclesiastical Latin of the thirteenth century. The Summa contra Gentiles has been chosen, we gather, partly because it was in 1892 placed on the list of works prescribed by the University of Oxford for the final schools. It does not, in our opinion, exhibit the genius of the Doctor Angelicus to nearly such great advantage as his later Summa Theologica.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.