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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This certainly did not make for a happy relationship, and Abelard offended still
further by setting up a rival school and attracting all William's pupils. William was
the first, but not the most formidable, enemy Abelard made in this way. While he ...
that the answer to the psychological question introduced certain distinctions that
took Abelard hpynnd thp nversimplified alternative Porphyry had presented. It
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book in which he showed that the Church fathers contradicted themselves and
one another on numerous matters.49 Today, most of us might be disposed to
accept at face value Abelard's protests that he meant no harm and that he wished
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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
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