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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Thus the fact that Jesus concentrated his attention on God meant that his ethics
had a completely different sanction for moral living. It might be barely possible, by
stretching the meaning of words, to say that what Jesus wanted was happiness, ...
In Thomas' view, the science of ethics is concerned with two main questions:
What is the good? What should we do to attain it? ... Otherwise men would be
confronted in decision situations by alternatives between which they ETHICS 257
Men, in return for the gift of knowledge, have the burden of responsibility. Hence
the primacy in Christian ethics of duty. One important qualification must be made
at this point. It is true that the primary problem in ethics is a failure of human will,.
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