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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For centuries after the death of Augustine there was little philosophical activity —
these were dark ages indeed. Gradually, however, learning and culture revived,
and universities were founded. Meanwhile, the Church, too, was changing.
philosophy suffered from the collapse of the Empire and the loss of classical
culture is evident from the fact that it virtually disappeared for many centuries.
Except for the brief and almost accidental career of John Scotus Erigena, there
was no ...
Though, unlike most earlier philosophical systems, Thomism survives today as a
living philosophy, not many people outside the Roman Church are likely to feel
much sympathy with Thomas' views. Nevertheless, even his most bitter ...
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