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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However plausible Donatism may seem today, the Catholic party at once saw the
danger to institutional stability in the Donatists' contention. The authority of the
Church depended upon there being no question about the authority of its officers.
The faith-reason controversy, on the other hand, is peculiar to Christian
philosophy and arises only because the Christian philosopher accepts the
authority of revelation. The classical mind, for its part, rested on no special
revelation; what it ...
John himself had seen the necessity of choosing between faith and reason, it
seems likely that he would have chosen reason: "We should follow reason which
investigates the truth of things, and is overpowered by no authority, and is
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The Mysticism of Paul
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