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To what extent is Chesterton trying to give a straightforward life of St. Thomas and to what extent is he trying to convince the reader to become interested in St. Thomas?

If the difference between Augustinianism and Thomism was one of emphasis, what did St. Thomas emphasize that the Augustinians did not?

In what way was Martin Luther a revival of the Augustinianism that St. Thomas had defeated?

What is the basis for Chesterton's dislike for modern philosophies?

To what extent does Chesterton use St. Thomas' personal holiness as a way of convincing the reader of the truth of his philosophy?

According to Chesterton, what do modern philosophy and the old Augustinianism have in common?

Why was Aristotle initially so unpopular in Medieval Europe?

Why was the Friar movement so unpopular among Medieval Catholics?

In what way is St. Thomas, according to Chesterton, medicine...

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