Category Archives: Medieval Thought

Sight and Embodiment in the Middle Ages: Ocular Desires

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Now his Topica, Analytica priora, and Analytica posteriora were rendered into Latin, giving the Schoolmen access to the Aristotelian methods of disputation and science, which became their own techniques of discussion and inquiry. In the late 14th century, Thomism and Scotism were called the “old way” (via antiqua) of philosophizing, in contrast to the “modern way” (via moderna) begun by philosophers such as William of Ockham.

Erasmi Opera Omni, Ord. II, Tom. 9: Adagiorum Collectanea

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Some influential figures in contemporary analytic philosophy are: Timothy Williamson, David Lewis, John Searle, Thomas Nagel, Hilary Putnam, Michael Dummett, Peter van Inwagen and Saul Kripke. God is omniscient and omnipotent: His science and His will know no limits. Accepting no tradition from the past, and questioning the truth of everything, Descartes used a process of doubt to discover if there was something he could not doubt. Chronis, Nikolaos, „The Reception and Interpretation of Platonic and Neoplatonic Traditions by Islamic Medieval Thinkers,“ Skepsis, 20 (2009): 62-74.

Avicenna Latinus. Liber primus naturalium de causis et

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What reason does the wise person have to be just? Williams (eds), Philosophy in the Middle Ages: The Christian, Islamic and Jewish Traditions (Indianapolis: 2010). • N. Another work that became very popular was De vita libri tres (Three Books on Life, 1489) by Ficino; it deals with the health of professional scholars and presents a philosophical theory of natural magic. Ahmed, Asad Q., “The Jiha/Tropos-Mâdda/Hûlê Distinction in Arabic Logic and its Significance for Avicenna’s Modals,” in The Unity of Science, pp. 229-53.

Collectio Toletana: A Canon Law Derivative of the

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Hermann *Cohen (1842–1918), founder of the Marburg school of neo-Kantianism, presented his views on religion in Der Begriff der Religion im System der Philosophie (1915) and his views on Judaism in Die Religion der Vernunft aus den Quellen des Judentums (published posthumously in 1919). During these years, Pericles became leader of Athens and the symbol of its golden age of art, drama, architecture, and poetry. These were divided into the Mu'tazilities and the Ash'arites.

Thomas Aquinas: Approaches to Truth: The Aquinas Lectures at

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However, in his Kitāb Kifāyat al-ʿAbidīn ("Comprehensive Guide for the Servants of God"), he advocates a Sufi-like Jewish pietism. Radbertus argued that Christ's real body is present, veiled by the appearance of bread and wine, and is present at all places and all times, by means of God's incomprehensible power. [3] :397–406 This period also witnessed a revival of scholarship. He is also famous for having demonstrated, on the basis of linguistic and historical evidence, that the so-called Donation of Constantine, on which the secular rule of the papacy was based, was an early medieval forgery.

Life, the Universe and Everything: An Aristotelian

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In particular, while the Consolation certainly shows a knowledge of the Timaeus, Boethius does not appear to have actually translated any Plato at all, despite his intentions. Other strains of Western 20th century philosophy have included linguistic analysis, especially in the work of Ludwig Wittgenstein, the mystical theology of Teilhard de Chardin, and the speculative metaphysics of Alfred North Whitehead. Metaphysical NOMINALISM argues that the nature of reality is physical. Since being a slave is a matter indifferent, Christianity did not condemn Douai version translated “servants”): “Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear, not only to the good and gentle, but also to the froward” (1 the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the simplicity of your heart, as to normal and right and that property should be respected.

Subjectivity and Selfhood in Medieval and Early Modern

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scholasticism (skōlăs´tĬsĬzəm), philosophy and theology of Western Christendom in the Middle Ages. Her biography of Rahel Levin *Varnhagen (1771–1809), a Jewish woman who converted to Christianity and held an intellectual salon in Berlin, was a deliberate attempt to philosophize in a new way (Rahel Varnhagen: The Life of Jewess (1957)). Philosophy 101-04 Professor Valadez March 7, 2013 4.2 1. Two simple substances, first matter and first form, or wisdom, come directly from God.

The Gleam of Light: Moral Perfectionism and Education in

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Dronke (ed.) A History of Twelfth-Century Western Philosophy (Cambridge: 1988). • S. In an attempt to understand whether such audacity might be possible, Schweid has investigated the history of modern Orthodox thought. There are many exceptions to this generalization. Although the Bible and the rabbinic literature contain definite views about God, man, and the world, these views are presented unsystematically, without a technical vocabulary, and without formal arguments in their support.

Dialogue of a Philosopher with a Jew and a Christian

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The course grade will be based on three exams during the course and a comprehensive final. For his Jewish nationalism, like other ancient nationalisms, is rooted in religion, that is, it is essentially cultural and spiritual; while European nationalisms (having been deprived of their distinctive religious content by the supra-national medieval Church) are rooted in nothing but the state. Aquinas' practical philosophy was aimed at the intelligent performance of actions -- his thinking was teleological. ie. a purpose or a design. 2.

Religion and Devotion in Europe, c.1215- c.1515 (Cambridge

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Reason can also use philosophy to refute doctrines contrary to the faith. both ultimately from god...................... philosophy helps theology in as much as it enables the theologian to deduce scientific conclusions from articles of faith.... Several of the readings and logic puzzles on the LSAT I had encountered before in my philosophy classes, and thus the LSAT ended up being easier for me with my philosophical background. For example... physical and moral. it is simply an absence of the power of vision...........