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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called it "human law"; thus he distinguished it from divine law and natural law.19
It is important to understand the relation in which human law stands to these
more basic promulgations. Now, law in its most general sense is "nothing else
but an ...
DIVINE ILLUMINATION AND HUMAN KNOWLEDGE Duns also differed from
Thomas regarding the role that divine illumination plays in human knowledge. No
Christian thinker, of course, would for a moment deny that complete knowledge of
If there is no rational basis for a distinction between virtue and vice, the distinction
rests entirely on what can only be described as divine whim. A science of ethics
becomes utterly impossible, and the possibility of acting morally comes to ...
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The Mysticism of Paul
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