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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Just as Jesus "was raised from the dead through the Father's glory, we too may
live a new life. . . . For when he died, he became once for all dead to sin; the life
he now lives is a life in relation to God. So you also must think of yourselves as ...
Men who did not themselves experience Paul's sense of release from bondage to
the Law had to find rules to live by. Men who did not share John's sense of the
Father's overflowing love had to find sterner sanctions for the life of Christian
But no child can possibly acquire all this necessary knowledge on his own; he
needs teachers and so must live in a group. This point is, further, most plainly
evidenced by the fact that the use of speech is a prerogative proper to man. . . .
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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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