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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Now we must observe that for the life of a perfect2 animal, the animal should
apprehend a thing not only at the actual time of sensation, but also when it is
absent. Otherwise, since animal motion and action follow apprehension, an
Animals have a variety of ends because anything felt by them as advantageous is
ipso facto an end for them. Yet these various ends do not conflict because, by
and large, the animal sees only one of them at a time. If an animal is thirsty and ...
Just as an animal knows only particulars (for example, "master-feeder-punisher"),
so an animal experiences only ... so we can rise to a knowledge of "good" — the
universal embedded in the particular desirables experienced by animals.
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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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