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 the dispute between Arius and his opponents turned on the question of
whether the universe is a rational cosmos, complete in itself (as the Greeks had
on the whole maintained), or whether ultimate reality lies outside the universe in
I can abstract Socrates' rationality and his animality from his concrete individuality
(in just the way that I can look at the red color of a ball without thinking about its
sphericality), and I can do the same with Plato, Aristotle, and other men.
THE RATIONAL FACULTY Finally, we come to the rational faculty — those
powers that transcend plant and animal natures and so mark man off as
belonging, with the angels, to the realm of intellectual substances. Here, as at the
level of ...
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