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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Since the ontological argument for God's existence is tied to this extremely
difficult question, it is easy to see why there has been such a long debate about
its validity. In general, the ontological argument will seem plausible to those who
"e In other words, Anselm's argument proves only that if we think of God at all, we
must think of Him as existing; it does not prove that He actually exists. In contrast,
each of Thomas' proofs begins, not with an alleged idea, but with an empirical ...
Again, as regards specific Thomistic proofs, he was not impressed by the first-
mover argument. The cause of movement, he realized, need not be the cause of
being. Hence the argument did not prove the existence of the Christian God, but ...
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The Mysticism of Paul
God the Creator
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