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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Whereas the mystery religions permitted wide differences of ritual and belief
within their own worship, the Christians insisted on orthodoxy. They might differ
passionately about what was orthodox, but from a very early stage in the
Heresy and Orthodoxy GRADUAL EMERGENCE OF ORTHODOXY Some of the
major formative influences, including the idea of orthodoxy, have now been
surveyed. These influences worked to fashion the Jesus movement into a world ...
But, according to orthodoxy, the Manichees made the mistake of trusting reason
rather than authority,33 and their reason told them that the problem of evil could
not be solved without abandoning the notion of the infinity of God. Hence ...
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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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