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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Since therefore grace does not destroy nature, but perfects it, natural reason
should minister to faith as the natural inclination of the will ministers to charity."b
This, of course, was Thomas' way of resolving the faith-reason controversy.
Grace is merely the operation of providence. It is the device by which, as it were,
God executes the exemplar of predestination. (Simply by withholding it, He
executes the exemplar of reprobation.) With scholastic thoroughness Thomas ...
corrupted soul as it longs for change, even the striving to strive for virtue, is a
product of grace and has therefore to wait on God's will. Now to prepare oneself
for grace is, as it were, to be turned to God; just as whoever has his eyes turned
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