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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Along with their universal materialism the Stoics had affirmed the existence of a
creative and generative force, which they had called the logos and had
conceived to be in some fashion divine. Two thousand years later, what the
Stoics wrote ...
Whereas the Greeks conceived it their chief task to give an account of man's
relation to nature, the Christians considered that what alone matters is man's
relation to a transcendent, infinite, absolutely perfect being. This changed the
The physical world, then, as John conceived of it, has its being through
participation in the primordial causes, just as they, in their turn, have their being
through God's thinking of them. According to John, this third division of nature,
created and ...
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The Mysticism of Paul
God the Creator
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