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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In early times, when Yahweh was conceived of anthropomorphically, he seemed
close to his people: He walked with ... anthropomorphism faded out and Yahweh
became so majestic and cosmic a god that it was difficult to conceive of him in ...
Whereas the Greeks conceived it their chief task to give an account of man's
relation to nature, the Christians considered that what alone matters is man's
relation to a transcendent, infinite, absolutely perfect being. This changed the
Consider nature: Instead of the closed system of naturally caused events that the
Greek physicists had conceived it to be, it became for the Christians a stage
setting on which the drama of salvation unfolded. Instead of a system of events ...
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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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Great look at Western Philosophy Read full review