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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Neoplatonism Philosophy was naturally not immune to these changes in outlook.
The tone of religiosity already evident in Stoicism appeared even more strongly
in an important school of philosophy developed in the third century and known ...
This was helpful; but even more valuable were insights Augustine gained
through reading Neoplatonic metaphysics. In the first place, he found in
Neoplatonism a notion of the deity as a creative force, or energy, rather than as a
This is not surprising since, as we have seen, Augustine was deeply influenced
by Neoplatonism. ... Since, as is now known, this author was actually not an early
Christian but a Neoplatonist who wrote much later, toward the end of the fifth ...
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