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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Now whatever is moved is moved by another, for nothing can be moved except it
is in potentiality to that towards which it is moved; whereas a thing moves
inasmuch as it is in act. For motion is nothing else than the reduction of
something from ...
In spite of the fact that the will is moved by God's grace and, being so moved, is
carried infallibly toward salvation, he insisted that it is free. It is true, he said, that .
. . the predestined must necessarily be saved, yet by a conditional necessity, ...
magnet does the iron; nor is it some force existing in the place and arising either
from the heavens or from something else, because it would immediately follow
that the same heavy body would begin to be moved more swiftly from a low place
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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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