Passionate Philosopher’s Quote

This is a quote by Thomas Aquinas, the 13th-century Christian theologian and philosopher, where you can easily sense the passion and love he had for wisdom and truth. It is a rare find to witness a strong emotional expression in a philosopher’s written work. A reminder of how human it is to be influenced by ideas and how important it is not to underestimate that.

“But if there be anyone boasting of his knowledge, falsely so-called, who wishes to say something against what we have written here, let him not speak in corners, nor in the presence of boys who do not know how to judge about such difficult matters; but let him write against this treatise if he dares; and he will find not only me who am the least of others, but many other lovers of truth, by whom his error will be opposed or his ignorance remedied.”

Aquinas in his work “On the Unity of the Intellect against the Averroists

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