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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The first of Porphyry's alternatives that recommended itse|f was the notion that
universals are real entities, separate from sense particulars, and subsisting
incorporeal lv. John Scotus Erigena's position was typical of this "realistic" (so ...
But will not the understanding err in this knowledge of principles and conclusions
, if the senses are deceived concerning ... by its own power and by the power of
the terms, not by power of the sense by which it receives the terms from without.
To be distinguished from secondary qualities, which are held to be products of
the interaction between our sense organs and the primary qualities of bodies.
Rationalism: (1) As contrasted with empiricism (see definition), rationalism means
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