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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Yet somehow the line is in my mind as a whole as each successive word passes.
Augustine proved this by appealing to our ability to measure time. Since we
cannot measure a thing that is not, past and future must somehow, though past
It is, also, clear that the same effect is ascribed to a natural cause and to God, not
as though part were effected by God and part by the natural agent: but the whole
effect proceeds from each, yet in different ways: just as the whole of the one ...
Though Thomas allowed that the rule of one, when perverted, is worst, he held
that on the whole monarchy is best: "Now it is manifest that what is itself one can
more efficaciously bring about unity than several: just as the most efficacious ...
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