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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Contents of A History of Western Philosophy, second edition I. The Classical
Mind 1 Pre-Socratic Philosophy / 2 Education Through Violence / 3 Atomism / 4
Plato: The Theory of Forms / 5 Plato: The Special Sciences / 6 Aristotle:
In his metaphysical theory, potentiality is the possibility of actuality; movement
toward actuality is always guided by (one might as well say, "is under the
authority of") form and therefore partakes in its very essence of the nature of law.
This section will deal with Duns's views with regard to (1) theory of knowledge, (2
) the nature of individuality, (3) thejjelative primacy of intellect and will, and (4) the
limits of natural theology, ^^connection with Duns's differences from Thomas ...
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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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