Category Archive: Medieval Thought

Feb 07

A History Of Philosophy In Epitome

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I and IV now also available in print, in English, at the Franciscan Institute) ("Conscience and synderesis" [II.39] tr. Only individuals exist -- the individuals of a given species or class resemble each other to the extent that they are representative of a common nature. 4. Students must complete at least thirteen courses in their first two years of study: the first year seminar and twelve graduate courses. Gilson shows how ‘between Greek ethics and Kantian moralism stand the morals of Christianity transcending and reconciling both’.

Feb 07

A Beginner's History of Philosophy - Vol. II - Modern

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Atti del Congresso Internazionale per il VII centenario di San Bonaventura da Bagnoregio. None the less both agree that mind operates in the content of its knowledge as in its own domain, and this consequently appears as concrete Being. The problem of the compatibility of divine foreknowledge with human free will. Rizvi, Sajjad H., “Time and Creation: The Contribution of Some Safavid Philosophies,” Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia, 62 (2006): 713-37.

Feb 07

On Law, Morality, And Politics, Second Edition (Annotated)

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C.), also known as a brave fighter in Athens' military campaigns who sometimes marched barefoot in the snow. During this time art was considered to be synonymous with religion and many artists and architects reflected this philosophy in their creations. ... I defend Aquinas’ distinction and respond (...) to each of their objections. They got their information from (1) some of the Latin patristic authors, like Tertullian, Ambrose, and Boethius, who wrote before the knowledge of Greek effectively disappeared in the West, and who often discuss classical Greek doctrines in some detail; and (2) certain Latin pagan authors such as Cicero and Seneca, who give us (and gave the medievals) a great deal of information about Greek philosophy.

Feb 07

Dialogues of Gregory the Great (Studies and Texts)

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Toronto: Pontifical Tierney, Brian. [1955] Foundations of the Conciliar Theory: The Schism. London & New York: Routledge, 2014, set ISBN 9780415820455. He was even something of a behaviorist. "Habits and faculties are necessarily affected by the corresponding acts. It may have started when the first human not only perceived the sun, moon, and stars--and his or her own needs and desires--but also asked, "Why do these exist?" Many Renaissance Aristotelians read Aristotle for scientific or secular reasons, with no direct interest in religious or theological questions.

Feb 07

Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy: Philosophy between 500

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In God alone essence. in 1099. only one thing in this world has a direct origin from God: “the prime intelligence”. Azadpur, Mohammad, “Unveiling the Hidden. Socrates' essence is his form and common matter. When the king asks the ḥaver whether he should not have begun with such speculative principles as "God is the creator and governor of the world," the ḥaver replies that to begin with such principles bring one to a rational religion, which is subject to many doubts.

Feb 06

Metaphysics: Aristotelian, Scholastic, Analytic

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Cicero's focus on improving his mind, rather than his might, proved a wise choice. Abraham *Adret, issued in 1305, which prohibited the study of physics and metaphysics before the age of 25 (for an account of these controversies, see *Maimonidean Controversy). Key, Alexander, “The Applicability of the Term “Humanism” to Abû Hayyân al-Tawhîdî,” Studia Islamica, nn. 100/101 (2005): 71-112. Philosophy can mean the academic exploration of various questions raised by philosophers; or to the collective works of major philosophers; it can also mean a certain critical, creative way of thinking.

Feb 06

Avicenna Latinus. Liber primus naturalium de causis et

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Those alive during this magnificent Renaissance began to adopt the ideas, philosophies and beliefs that once belonged to the Greeks and Romans. ... The third impression (1922) is available at Internet Archive. In the meantime one could air as many heretical opinions as desired and give all the arguments in favour of them. Philosophy of science should not be confused with science it studies any more than biology should be confused with plants and animals. Jaksic as "El problema de la individualidad en la escolástica temprana," Pensamiento, Madrid 40 (1984), 203-221. "Scholasticism," in Dictionary of the Middle Ages, vol. 11 (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1982), pp. 55-58 "La centralidad del individuo en la filosofía del siglo catorce," Analogía: Revista de Filosofía 2 (1988), 3-30 "Llull y el principio de individuación," with Woosuk Park, in Studia Lullistica: Miscellanea in honorem Sebastian Garcias Palou (Civitate Maioricarum: Maioricensis Schola Lullistica, 1989), pp. 35-46 "Evil and the Transcendentality of Goodness: Suárez's Solution to the Problem of Positive Evils," in S.

Feb 06

The Consolation of Philosophy Publisher: Penguin Classics

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Epicurus thought that the holding of property in common by friends implied mutual mistrust. 1. In a move typical of medieval philosophers, Anselm simplifies this problem by looking at the case of angels. Yet if we carefully compare the picture of intentionality that is to be (...) found in Aristotle’s De Anima with Brentano’s theory of immanent objects, we find more differences than similarities. Note also that the word 'philosophical' is often used as a synonym for the word 'stoical'.

Feb 06

History of Philosophy: From Thales to the Present Time (2

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The scientific revolution, of which Descartes was a leading representative in France, had a major influence also over British philosophy. Kwong-loi Shun specializes in Chinese philosophy and moral psychology, and has published textual and philological studies as well as philosophical discussions of themes in Confucian ethics. Its principles, unlike those of philosophy, are various items of religious faith. c.

Feb 06

Machiavelli in Hell

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Few 20th century philosophers have embraced idealism. In examining the key ideas of xuanxue and focusing on its main proponents, the contributors to this volume call into question the often-presumed monolithic identity of this broad philosophical front. EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED ON OUR SITE, TO THE EXTENT ALLOWABLE BY LAW, WE AND OUR LICENSORS DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, FOR EXAMPLE, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

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