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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It is instructive to contrast the ways in which classical and medieval philosophers
tackled this problem and to note how the medieval solution to what was a purely
philosophical question was grievously complicated by the fact that this question ...
There are then three questions, as Boethius says, secret and very useful and
tried by not a few philosophers, but solved by ... We are able so to expound the
words, and in accord with them that we may add a fourth question, namely,
The first question, then, was to this effect, whether genera and species . . . signify
something truly existent, or are placed in the understanding alone, etc., that is,
are located in empty opinion without the thing, like the following words, chimera ...
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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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