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 Aristotelian universe that Thomas accepted is a hierarchy of individual
substances in which the place of each substance is determined by its degree of
actuality. At the bottom of the hierarchy, being and reality fade into nothingness
— into ...
... soul for some sin committed in a previous, nonbodily existence. Man as an
individual substance — a real fusion of matter and form, of body and soul — has
a natural good, and that good, "happiness," is just about what Aristotle held it to
Substance: Another variously used term. (1) In one meaning, substance is simply
that which is real. Thus Aristotle called those amalgams of matter and form that
he took reality to consist of "substances." (2) In another meaning, substance is ...
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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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