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The Problem of Space in Jewish Mediaeval Philosophy

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God becomes the creator of the saved and the sinner at least because of His decree........... giving fight against the kingdom of the devil..... One debate that has commanded the attention of ethicists in the modern era has been between consequentialism (actions are to be morally evaluated solely by their consequences) and deontology (actions are to be morally evaluated solely by consideration of agents' duties, the rights of those whom the action concerns, or both). The leading philosophers included Descartes, Locke, Berkeley, and Hume.

Pages: 136

Publisher: BiblioBazaar (August 20, 2009)

ISBN: 111352457X

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