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 he thinks that, the knowledge of future things being once conceded, fate
follows as so necessary a consequence that it cannot be denied. . . . What is it . . .
that Cicero feared in the prescience of future things? Doubtless it was this, — that
But how can He who is immutable move? disciple.27 I cannot grant motion to
God, who alone is immutable, nor does he have anything to which he could move
himself, since all things are in him, even more since he himself is all things.
Now God by His essence is the cause of being in other things. Since therefore He
knows His own essence most fully, we must conclude that He knows other things
also. . . . Moreover. Whoever knows a thing perfectly, knows whatever can be ...
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