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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This destruction was so great and the rate of recovery was so slow that even by
the ninth century Europe was still ... But in the following centuries (partly because
of increasing access to the remains of classical culture) revival became more ...
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
Yet the possibility of the great systems of the thirteenth century depended on the
attempts made in the eleventh and twelfth centuries to state these technical
issues clearly and to at least make a start toward solving them satisfactorily.
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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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