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This was the door through which a flood of healthy rational speculation entered the realm of Christian theorising about God's world. It ensured that for centuries secular philosophical ratiocination could be accommodated within the Christian synthesis. It did not in Aquinas himself produce any systematic theory. Nevertheless he had something to say about the nature of beauty. A good thing is a beautiful thing, for both epithets have the same basis in reality, the possession of form; and this is why the good is esteemed beautiful.

But, in spite of the fact that Anglo-Saxon England produced some fine examples of vernacular literature in both poetry and prose, the English language was doomed to lose its status after the Norman conquest of 1066, and more than two centuries were to pass before a revived English literature throve alongside a revived Latin scholarship. 1115-80), one of the finest Latin scholars of the period, who was born in Salisbury and who went to France and studied at Paris under Peter Abelard. Back in England he became secretary to Theobald, Archbishop of Canterbury, and then to Thomas a Becket.

6 This is the definition which Stephen Dedalus quotes in Joyce's Portrait of the Artist, using the terms 'wholeness', 'harmony' and 'radiance'. It seems to give to aesthetic experience a status of its own, distinct from recognition of the good and from intellectual understanding. But if we use the word 'aesthetic' thus, we must be wary of attributing to Aquinas anything like a theory of artistic appreciation such as we might formulate today. For one thing, Aquinas does not relate his definition to any consideration of art.

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