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.
Results 1-3 of 81
The faith-reason controversy, on the other hand, is peculiar to Christian
philosophy and arises only because the Christian philosopher accepts the
authority of revelation. The classical mind, for its part, rested on no special
revelation; what it ...
Natural theology is the name Thomas gave to the set of propositions that
constitute the field of knowledge in which faith and reason overlap. If all this is
true, it is clear that philosophy (that is, of course, physics, ethics, and politics as
well as ...
For this reason, Thomas rightly maintained, it is not enough to act from a certain
motive; we must act from a certain disposition as well. A morally good (or virtuous
) disposition is one that disposes us to conduct that conforms to right reason; ...
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bnielsen - LibraryThing
Indeholder "Preface ", "Introduction ", "1. Pre-Socratic Philosophy", " God and Nature in Homer", " God and Nature in Hesiod", " Thales", " Anaximander", " Anaximenes", " Heraclitus", " Xenophanes ... Read full review
Review: A History of Western Philosophy, Volume 1: The Classical MindUser Review - Lee - Goodreads
Great look at Western Philosophy Read full review
The Mysticism of Paul
God the Creator
17 other sections not shown