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 authority of the Church depended upon there being no question about the
authority of its officers. ... Mass, baptize sinners, and so on.19 But if all good men
are equally priests, what happens to the authority of the Church as an institution?
The faith-reason controversy, on the other hand, is peculiar to Christian
philosophy aridlirisesf onTylbecause trie Christian philosopher accepts the
authority of revelation. The classical mind, for its part, rested on no special
revelation; what it ...
John himself had seen the necessity of choosing between faith and reason, it
seems likely that he would have chosen reason: "We should follow reason which
investigates the truth of things, and is overpowered by no authority, and is
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