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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Sin, in fact, is simply the kind of evil that results from a deficient will.
AUGUSTINE'S ACCOUNT OF SIN We cannot ask, therefore, how evil entered the
world, for evil has always been in the world. As a creature made out of nothing,
the world ...
On the other hand, if this hypothetical thing has a bad will, I wish to know what
made it so; and that we may not go on for ever, I ask at once, what made the first
evil will bad? . . . The only thing that can be suggested in reply is, that something
In other words, since all evil is privation, neither the evil will of angels nor the evil
will of man has an efficient cause. Therefore, were it not for the need of
accommodating our account to that given in Genesis, it would be unnecessary to
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The Mysticism of Paul
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