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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This brings us to the physical world, conceived of by Augustine as the stage on
which the drama of man's salvation is unfolded. AUGUSTINE'S DISINTEREST IN
SCIENCE Augustine was basically uninterested in the physical world. First, he ...
Thomas replied affirmatively: What Aristotle said about man's end is true to the
natural man. Thomas held it important to bear in mind what some Christians had
overlooked — that there is a natural man. Man is not, as some Neoplatonizing ...
Every prepartion in man must be by the help of God moving the soul to good. ... is
an act of free choice moved by God.u This drastic conclusion about man's utter
helplessness without grace follows inevitably from the doctrine of predestination:
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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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