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Conscience can err in a practical reason. error can result from false premesis or incorrect reasoning. Aquinas made many important investigations into the philosophy of religion, including an extremely influential study of the attributes of God, such as omnipotence, omniscience, eternity, and benevolence. In Eastern philosophy--especially Chinese and Indian (Hindu)--categories or schools of thought often are established according to some kind of spiritual orientation (or lack of it).

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Publisher: T. & T. Clark Publishers (May 1997)

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