Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 31

Anticlaudianus The Good and Perfect Man

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Arab philosophers did not have access to Aristotle's Politics. Modernity offered the Jewish female greater access to secular education, entry into the liberal professions and the sciences, and participation in political movements such as socialism and communism (Harriet Freidenreich, Female, Jewish, Educated: The Lives of Central European University Women (2002). They felt he was having negative affects on the youth of the city of Athens.

Jan 31

Aquinas on the Divine Ideas as Exemplar Causes (Hardback) -

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I allude to the wealth of general ideas scattered through them." Paris: Geuthner, 2006, pp. 570, ISBN 2-7053-3769-5. [Daiber, Hans], “A Bibliography,” in Islamic Thought, pp. xi-xxiv. [Kruk, Remke], “Publications, 1976-2006,” in O ye Gentlemen, pp. xiii-xvii. University students studied natural philosophy by listening to a lecturer read them texts and then explain them. See William of Ockham [1995a], pp. 286-293, Kilcullen [2001a]. see McGrade, Kilcullen and Kempshall [2001], p. 216ff. 51.

Jan 31

Ioannis Buridani Expositio et Quaestiones in Aristotelis

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Might the value of art to society be quite different than its value to individuals? The Scholasticum was launched due to a desire by its founders to revive traditional Catholic education and formation, much of which they believe has been lost over the past century or so. Meisami, Sayeh, Mulla Sadra (Makers of the Muslim World). He holds that the latter are commanded by the Torah no less than the former.

Jan 31

Three Quests in Philosophy (Etienne Gilson Series)

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From this principle, Descartes went on to construct a complete system of knowledge (which involves proving the existence of God, using, among other means, a version of the ontological argument). Thanks to the intensification of relations with non-European societies, the knowledge of Greek (a novelty with respect to the standards of European intellectuals), and the generosity of magnates who were supporting their research, humanists rediscovered central texts of the Ancient Greek period; new waves of Platonism, Aristotelianim, Stoicism, Skepticism, and Epicureanism ensued, which great influence will have on key figures of earl modernity.

Jan 31

THE NICOMACHEAN ETHICS OF ARISTOTLE

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All of this can be achieved within the standard six years for each program. Belief in it is an obligation and raising questions regarding it is a heresy [bid‘ah].”4 [4] This somewhat narrow approach to the questions raised by the study of Qur’anic texts could not long withstand the pressures of the times. Actually, for the great majority of people, the opposite happens: by opening themselves fully to understanding how and why others believe as they do, they usually discover that their own beliefs are even more strongly reaffirmed, and they understand their beliefs more rationally and fully.

Jan 30

An Introduction to Medieval Islamic Philosophy

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And therefore, if you will carefully consider that immediate presentment whereby it discriminates all things, you will more rightly conclude that it is not foreknowledge as of something future, but knowledge of a moment that never passes.. .. The invention of the printing press during this time made these books much more readily available to readers, and the influence of classical philosophy spread like wildfire.

Jan 30

Aristotle's Children

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A heretic (i.e., someone who doctrine) can rightly be compelled to return to the Church, but a Jew or the opinions of unbelievers (Summa, 2–2, q. 10, a. 7, 9). Perhaps philosophical thinking began even more simply in humans when they became aware that they could think--something like seventeen-century philosopher Rene Descartes' famous statement, "I think, therefore I am." A striking feature is the continuous coverage of Islamic, Jewish, and Christian material.

Jan 30

Aquinas on the Divine Ideas as Exemplar Causes

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Before expositions of the opinions of individual philosophers are given, the characteristics of each of the four groups will be briefly described. It is the struggle, not the state, which has intrinsic value. "Certainly there is no guarantee … that the struggle on behalf of the Torah within the framework of the state will be crowned with success, but even so we are not free to desist from it, for this struggle is itself a supreme religious value, independent of its results" (p. 208).

Jan 30

An Unconventional History of Western Philosophy:

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He thought they should be educated and allowed to serve in the military; the best among them might be tomorrow’s philosophers or rulers. Students of his such as Jacob Klein and Hans Jonas more fully developed his themes. Behind the rational arguments, no doubt, in the unseen realm of the soul, an individual could meet the personal love and grace of Christ. (Medieval Thought, 56) Frederick Copleston, S. Varia orientalia, biblica et antiqua Hans Hauben in honorem, ed. by Christian Cannuyer (Acta Orientalia Belgica 26) (Lille: Société Belge d’Études Orientales, 2013), pp. 109-24.

Jan 30

Mystics of the renaissance and their relation to modern

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What distinguishes an exorcism from a conjuration? Middle Eastern culture was a source of many great thinkers during the Middle Ages. Managers and owners of companies must examine their products and workers dispassionately, without prejudice, to understand what is best for everyone. When moving to biographical or linguistic criteria, presumably a non-Jew cannot produce Jewish philosophy – but is any philosophy produced by a Jew ipso facto Jewish philosophy?

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