A First Glance at St. Thomas: a
Handbook for Peeping Thomists by
Ralph McInerny. Univ. of Notre Dame Press.
Guide to St. Thomas by
Josef Pieper. Ignatius Press.
The Republic by
Plato. Hackett Publishers. A very good edition.
The Right Way To Live: Plato's Republic for Catholic
Richard Geraghty. May be obtained from EWTN Religious Catalogue.
Aristotle for Everybody: Difficult Thought Made Easy by
Mortimer Adler. Among other things, a good introduction to logic.
Rational Man: a Modern Interpretation of Aristotelian
Henry Veatch. Out of Print. (a popular account of the ethics of
Aristotle by a Catholic philosopher familiar with both traditional
and modern ethics.
7. Aristotle: a Contemporary
Appreciation by Henry Veatch. Out of Print. A very good
introduction to Aristotle's Physics, Metaphysics, Ethics, and
A Summa of the Summa by
Peter Kreeft. Ignatius Press. An analysis of basic philosophical
passages from the Summa Theologica of St. Thomas Aquinas.
Back to Virtue: Traditional Moral Wisdom for Modern Moral
Making Choices: Practical Wisdom for Making Everyday Moral
Theology and Sanity by
Frank Sheed. A very good introduction to basic theology and
Companion to the Summa by
Walter Farrell, O.P.. The Summa Theologica summarized in
popular language in four volumes. Out of Print.
Summa by Father Edward J. Gratsch, S.T.D. Alba House.