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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GOD-REALITY IS ETERNAL Returning to Augustine's account of the divine
nature, we find that God is eternal. Of course, Plato had held that ultimate reality
is uncreated and unchanging, and this might seem to exhaust the idea of eternity.
To this Augustine replied that God does indeed know everything that is going to
happen, but not before it happens. To say that He knows it before it happens is to
confuse God's nontemporal eternal knowing with our before-and-after temporal ...
The exemplar of man's direction to the eternal life is called providence. Thus,
predestination is a part of providence. Correspondingly, "reprobation" is that
exemplar by which God abandons some men to sin and assigns eternal
punishment as ...
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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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