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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Matter and form are principles of all bodily things; and privation of matter and
form is naught else but destruction of all things. And the more subtle and high
matter is in kind, the more able it is to receive form and shape. . . . And matter is ...
3 This is true, of course, only according to the Aristotelian view of the relation
between form and matter, in which form, because it is necessarily embedded in
matter, is not fully actual. According to Plato's view (expressed in Aristotelian, not
to this view, what individualizes is matter; but matter, being by definition merely
potential, is unknowable. Hence it would seem that we can know only the generic
properties of things, not their innermost individuality. Thomas was, of course, ...
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The Mysticism of Paul
God the Creator
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