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 purpose of the present chapter is to survey the major changes, cultural and
philosophical, that occurred during this eight-century interval, in order to explain
the differences in emphasis and point of view that we will encounter in the ...
Such identifications were possible for men of the thirteenth century because they
no longer felt a chasm between the this-worldly and the otherworldly, between
the secular and the divine. In this respect, as in so many others, the century was a
philosophy suffered from the collapse of the Empire and the loss of classical
culture is evident from the fact that it virtually disappeared for many centuries.
Except for the brief and almost accidental career of John Scotus Erigena, there
was no ...
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