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Williams, Thomas 1967-

Overview
Works: 15 works in 104 publications in 1 language and 4,684 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction
Classifications: B765.A83, 189
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Most widely held works by Thomas Williams
The Cambridge companion to Duns Scotus by Thomas Williams( Book )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive treatment of the life and work of John Duns Scotus offers essays on his contributions to medieval philosophy and theology
On free choice of the will by Augustine( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Translated with an uncanny sense for the overall point of Augustine's doctrine. In short, a very good translation. The Introduction is admirably clear."--Paul Vincent Spade, Indiana University
Thomas Aquinas : disputed questions on the virtues by Thomas de Aquino( Book )

12 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great medieval philosopher Thomas Aquinas was Dominican regent master in theology at the University of Paris, where he presided over a series of questions - academic debates - on ethical topics. This text offers new translations of disputed questionson the nature of virtues in general
Anselm by Sandra Visser( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sandra Visser and Thomas Williams offer a brief, accessible introduction to the life and thought of St. Anselm (c. 1033-1109). Anselm, who was Archbishop of Canterbury for the last 16 years of his life, is unquestionably one of the foremost philosopher-theologians of the Middle Ages
Monologion ; and, Proslogion : with the replies of Gaunilo and Anselm by Anselm( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Williams's translations are scrupulously faithful and accurate without being slavishly literal, and yet are lively and graceful.""--Paul Vincent Spade, Indiana University
Three philosophical dialogues by Anselm( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic writings: Proslogium; Monologium; Gaunilon's on behalf of the fool; Cur deus homo by Anselm( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ranging from such early treatises as the Monologion (a work written to show his monks how to meditate on the divine essence) and the Proslogion (best known for its advancement of the so-called ontological argument for the existence of God) to Anselm's three dialogues on such metaphysical topics as the relationship between freedom and sin, and late treatises on the Incarnation and salvation, this collection ... will be a boon to students of the history of philosophy and theology, as well as to anyone interested in examing what Anselm calls 'the reason of faith'." [from back cover]
St. Anselm's Proslogion by Anselm( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proslogium described discourse on the existence of God. The Monologium discussed on being of God, and the Cur Deus homo discussed why God became man. Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109) was one of the originators of medieval scholastic philosophy. This collection of his best-known philosophical works contains, among other things, the Proslogium, in which Anselm first put forward the famous ontological argument for the existence of God. Also included are Gaunilo of Maurmoutier's criticism of Anselm's argument and Anselm's reply to Gaunilo
Philosophy in the Middle Ages; the Christian, Islamic, and Jewish traditions by Arthur Hyman( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Williams' revision of Arthur Hyman and James J. Walsh's classic compendium of writings in the Christian, Islamic, and Jewish medieval philosophical traditions expands the breadth of coverage that helped make its predecessor the best known and most widely used collection of its kind.The third edition builds on the strengths of the second by preserving its essential shape while adding several important new texts--including works by Augustine, Boethius, Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite, Anselm, al-Farabi, al-Ghazali, Ibn Rushd, Bonaventure, Thomas Aquinas, and John Duns Scotus--and featurin
Reason and faith philosophy in the Middle Ages by Thomas Williams( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reason and faith philosophy in the Middle Ages by Thomas Williams( Recording )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aquinas : disputed questions on the virtues by Thomas de Aquino( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Aquinas: Disputed Questions Virtues by Aquinas( )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great medieval philosopher Thomas Aquinas (1224/6-1274) was Dominican regent master in theology at the University of Paris, where he presided over a series of questions - academic debates - on ethical topics. This volume offers new translations of disputed questions on the nature of virtues in general, the fundamental or 'cardinal' virtues of practical wisdom, justice, courage, and temperateness, the divinely bestowed virtues of hope and charity, and the practical question of how, when and why one should rebuke a 'brother' for wrongdoing. The introduction explains how Aquinas's theory of virtue fits into his ethics as a whole, and it illuminates Aquinas's views by explaining the institutional and intellectual context in which these disputed questions were debated
Proslogion With the Replies of Gaunilo and Anselm by Saint Anslem( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Williams' edition offers an Introduction well suited for use in an introductory philosophy course, as well as his own preeminent translation of the text
Three Philosophical Dialogues On Truth, On Freedom of Choice, On the Fall of the Devil by Anselm( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these three dialogues, renowned for their dialectical structure and linguistic precision, Anselm sets out his classic account of the relationship between freedom and sin--its linchpin his definition of freedom of choice as ""the power to preserve rectitude of will for its own sake."" In doing so, Anselm explores the fascinating implications for God, human beings, and angels (good and bad) of his conclusion that freedom of choice neither is nor entails the power to sin. In addition to an Introduction, notes, and a glossary, Thomas Williams brings to the translation of these important dialogu
 
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The Cambridge companion to Duns Scotus
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English (104)

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On free choice of the willThomas Aquinas : disputed questions on the virtuesAnselmMonologion ; and, Proslogion : with the replies of Gaunilo and AnselmThree philosophical dialoguesBasic writings: Proslogium; Monologium; Gaunilon's on behalf of the fool; Cur deus homoSt. Anselm's ProslogionPhilosophy in the Middle Ages; the Christian, Islamic, and Jewish traditionsAquinas : disputed questions on the virtues