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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"If you . . . know enough to give your children what is good, how much more
surely will your Father in heaven give what is good to those who ask him for itl"y "
In my Father's house," he said, "are many mansions," and his hope was that we ...
Christ, he held, is not, like the Father, eternal and perfect. On the contrary, like
everything else, he was created by the Father out of nothing, and he
subsequently became incarnate in the body of Jesus of Nazareth. In a word,
Arius took ...
In contrast, the Christian's outlook on life and its problems was determined by his
belief in an omnipotent God who was at the same time a loving father. The
supreme — indeed, virtually the only — concern of the early Christian was to get
into a ...
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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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