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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In his metaphysical theory, potentiality is the possibility of actuality; movement
toward actuality is always guided by (one might as well say, "is under the ... But "
potentiality" (in the language of metaphysics) is "power" (in the language of
seemed a typical example of the barren triviality of Scholastic metaphysics and
logic. ... As to the nature of this metaphysical scheme, it is not clear whether Duns
was primarily an Aristotelian with a dash of Augustinianism or an Augustinian ...
I say there is certitude concerning many of [our actions] just as of principles
known through themselves, as is obvious from book IV of the Metaphysics. . . .
According to the same Philosopher in the same place, that we are awake is
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