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 central idea here — that might does not make right — is a reflection at the
level of politics of Thomas' basic metaphysical concepts. In his metaphysical
theory, potentiality is the possibility of actuality; movement toward actuality is
seemed a typical example of the barren triviality of Scholastic metaphysics and
logic. Indeed, the term "dunce," used in reference to a stupid fellow or an
ignoramus, was derived from his name. More recently, however, with the
recognition of ...
I say there is certitude concerning many of [our actions] just as of principles
known through themselves, as is obvious from book IV of the Metaphysics. . . .
According to the same Philosopher in the same place, that we are awake is
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The Mysticism of Paul
God the Creator
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