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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Though it is true that all that exists are individual particulars, various such
particulars have similar properties. Consider several distinct individuals — Plato,
Socrates, Aristotle. These individuals have an observable "likeness" — all three
of them ...
For example, suppose that some individual A is completed by another individual
B. What completes B? Some other individual C. Obviously, therefore, B, taken by
itself, is only the relative fulfillment of A. In the long run, A is completed by the C ...
Genera do not exist independently and subsequently contract to become species
, nor do species exist independently and then contract to become individuals.
Only individuals — Plato, Socrates, Aristotle — exist. But in each of them, by
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