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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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 ...
What seemed to Anselm so easy — to prove the existence of the God of whose
existence he was already assured by faith — turned out to be anything but simple
. As long as philosophers were not sufficiently acute to see the complex
Some of the truths that rest on faith (and so belong in the field of theology) are
demonstrable (and so belong in the field of philosophy). Natural theology is the
name Thomas gave to the set of propositions that constitute the field of
knowledge in ...
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The Mysticism of Paul
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