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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THE WAY OF ASCENT According to Plotinus, the life of the universe is a double
movement, first of egress from, and then of return to, god. Man, of course, shares
in this life: He is an exile who thirsts to return to god, his home. Plotinus gave no ...
h That one could indeed be saved was not just a promise, according to Paul. It
had actually happened — suddenly and dramatically — in his own life. The death
from which he had been saved was the sinful life he had been living. Before the ...
On the other hand, if the consequences follow by accident and seldom, then they
do not increase the goodness or malice of the act; for we do not judge of a thing
according to that which belongs to it by accident, but only according to that which
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