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 18
Anticipating the appraisal of a later generation of reformers, Bacon declared that "
the whole clergy is given up to pride, luxury, and avarice. . . . Their quarrels, their
contentions, and their vices are a scandal to laymen."c CENTRAL THEME OF ...
BACON'S "EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCE" This brings us to Bacon's account of what
he called "experimental science," the part of his work that has excited a number
of exaggerated estimates of his modernity. Several preliminary remarks are in ...
Was Bacon more modern than Thomas? Yes, and no. Yes, in that, despite all
ambiguities and confusions, Bacon did have an idea of the possibility of a truly
experimental science, which Thomas wholly lacked. No, in the sense that Bacon
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