Lesson 130 – Week 26 Review

Writing assignment: Answer two of the following questions.

(1) How does Thomas Aquinas, following Aristotle, argue for the existence of God on the basis of the concepts of potency and act (or potentiality and actuality)?

(2) Choose two of the divine attributes discussed in lesson 127 and explain how Aquinas derives them.

(3) Describe the main principles of just-war theory.

(4) In what fundamental way did Duns Scotus and William of Ockham challenge the position of Thomas Aquinas?