Thomistic Reading List From Fr. Thomas Joseph White, OP

Looking to familiarize yourself with Aristotle, St. Thomas, and the Thomistic tradition in the new year? Check out the below list, curated by the Director of the Thomistic Institute, Fr. Thomas Joseph White, OP:

Key works of Aristotle:

  • Categories

  • Nicomachean Ethics

  • De Anima

  • Metaphysics (esp. Books I, II, IV, VII-IX, XI, XII)

  • Posterior Analytics

Key works of Aquinas:

  • De Ente et Essentia

  • Commentary on Boethius’ De Trinitate

  • Summa Contra Gentiles

  • De Potentia Dei, q. 7

  • Disputed Questions on the Soul

  • Summa Theologiae

  • Commentary on the Gospel of St. John