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 it is not possible that the same thing should be at once in actuality and
potentiality in the same respect, but only in different respects. For what is actually
hot cannot simultaneously be potentially hot; but it is simultaneously potentially
He saw that if any account of it is possible, this account must be in terms other
than those in which we explain parts. His name for these other terms was "God."
This basic difference in outlook is a part of what is involved in the so-called
Usually, phenomenalism does not attempt to inquire into the possible underlying
causes of events, but limits itself to generalizing about empirically observable
sequences. Primary qualities: Those qualities thought to belong to bodies.
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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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