A History of Western Philosophy: The Medieval mind
A HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY examines the nature of philosophical enterprise and philosophy's role in Western culture. Jones and Fogelin weave key passages from classic philosophy works into their comments and criticisms, giving A HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY the combined advantages of a source book and textbook. The text concentrates on major figures in each historical period, combining exposition with direct quotations from the philosophers themselves. The text places philosophers in appropriate cultural context and shows how their theories reflect the concerns of their times.
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Another case being adjudicated before the papal court was concerned with a
dispute over how literally St. Francis' vow of poverty should be interpreted by the
order he had founded, of which Occam was a member. In the bitter dispute that ...
This is but the logical terminus of Occam's thesis (which Occam himself had
inherited from Duns) that there is only one exception to God's arbitrary will — the
principle of contradiction. That this line of reasoning operates as effectively
According to Occam, there are three possibilities: But what, in the soul, is this
thing which is a sign? It must be said that with regard to this there are various
opinions. For some say that it is nothing but a certain fiction produced by the soul.
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The Mysticism of Paul
God the Creator
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