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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Ctrue, even now there would be nothing in existence, because that which does
not exist begins to exist only through something already existing. Therefore, if at
one time nothing was in existence, it would have been impossible for anything to
There is, after all, a difference between infinite and finite being in respect to the
relation between essence and existence. Though it is true that, in both, essence
and existence are indissolubly joined, they can be thought of separately in the ...
Thus people talk about the "law" of gravity and hold it to be a law of nature (or a
natural law) that bodies attract each other directly with their masses and inversely
with the square of their distance. Those who affirm the existence of natural ...
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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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