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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Indeed, the Neoplatonic version of Platonism proved to be one of the chief modes
of Plato's continuing influence on philosophical thought. The two aspects of
Platonism that chiefly appealed to the Neoplatonists were its tendency toward ...
And, wherever it has been felt strongly, it has been its own justification.111 Plato
would certainly have agreed with Bradley that "the intellectual effort to
understand the universe is a principal way of experiencing the Deity," for Plato
held that the ...
It follows that, though both Augustine and Aristotle agreed that Plato had gone
too far toward denying reality to the sense ... GOD-REALITY IS CREATIVE It is fair
to say, then, that Augustine did not so much solve Plato's problem as substitute ...
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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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