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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This brings us to the physical world, conceived of by Augustine as the stage on
which the drama of man's salvation is unfolded. AUGUSTINE'S DISINTEREST IN
SCIENCE Augustine was basically uninterested in the physical world. First, he ...
b THEOLOGICAL VIRTUES So far we have considered Thomas' discussion of
the natural virtues, which are the perfection of the natural man — fortitude, justice,
friendship, science, and so on. Men are social animals and delight in the society
Now to prepare oneself for grace is, as it were, to be turned to God; just as
whoever has his eyes turned away from the light of the sun prepares himself to
receive the sun's light, by turning his eyes towards the sun.26 Hence it is clear
that man ...
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The Mysticism of Paul
God the Creator
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