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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when it is the will itself which makes the action bad? And consequently the bad
will is the cause of the bad action, but nothing is the efficient cause of the bad will.
For if anything is the cause, this thing either has or has not a will. If it has, the will
Thus Thomas' proofs have a causal form: The changes that we observe occurring
can only have God for their cause. The existence of God can be proved in five
ways. The first and more manifest way is the argument from motion. It is certain ...
But what causes it to choose to choose to control them? Obviously ... It is clear
that when we try to trace causes back, we never get beyond the will. ... The
doctrine of dual causality teaches that God is also the cause of everything that
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