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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Thus Tertullian wrote that Christian claims about the resurrection are to be
believed precisely because they are "senseless." "The fact is certain, because it
is impossible."8 As compared with Tertullian, then, Arius was a descendant — if
only a ...
It is not clear whether Aristotle believed that the mind makes or discovers the
distinctions (for example, those between form and matter, particular and genus)
that he employed in his philosophy. Duns believed that this ambiguity had
Duns believed that his formula — "a natural capacity but a present limitation of
that capacity" — steered a safe middle course. These considerations explain why
Duns did not extend the domain of natural theology beyond the points fixed by ...
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