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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A universal therefore exists in two ways: »/ i 1 ' It exists in the individual
particularsas a common'Tteeness^and "(&) it exists in the humanjjffi||s!]nec^ hav-
ing focused its attention on the likeness.44 The problem of universals was (and
still is, ...
It was, of course, one of the central problems any intellectual age has to face:
theoroblem of finding a philosophical ... The philosophical problem that
confronted the thirteenth century was not simply to do better than Augustine what
he had ...
The next chapter will deal with Thomas' psychology, ethics, and politics and will
conclude with an account of some of the theological problems that were created
for him by his conception of man. The Central Problem Thomas' intellect was of ...
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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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Great look at Western Philosophy Read full review