Aside from its overbearing title this is a nearly perfect approach to a problem that has long intrigued and stumped the greatest scholars of mediaeval philosophy. We are told that a more comprehensive work is to follow ere long. Eckhart's Theory of Being is treated so successfully that Gilson, the greatest of all the experts, says he feels it brings him ""quite close to the final answer."" With such a title Heaven alone knows what some of your clerks may think they are being asked for. You'd better warn them. This is the book for students or for those who want to go into further study of the fourteenth century mystics after reading the Jones' book.