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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Until a general council is convoked, and while it is debating a matter of faith, we
should use our reason to determine the truth as well as we can, bearing in mind
on the one hand that God would not have given us reason had He not intended ...
Conclusions reached in this field could have no more bearing on scientific truth
than reason in its turn could have on revelation and faith. Occam was well on his
way to the double-truth doctrine of the Averroists,19 which held theological truth ...
Hence the view that we do not possess any absolute, objective (see definition)
truth. The relativist need not hold that all judgments are relative; it is possible, for
instance, to hold that the physical sciences yield absolute truth while maintaining
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The Mysticism of Paul
God the Creator
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