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The Aristotelians of Renaissance Italy: A Philosophical

The Aristotelians of Renaissance Italy: A Philosophical

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An understanding of some central figures of the medieval period. Kings, even philosopher-kings, are an untenable inconsistency in a cooperative society. Subtle distinctions would be made to help clarify problems. Texts and Studies on the Development and History of Kalâm, Vol. Since Christianity, even in the modern world, has not completely freed itself from these accretions, there is still room for Judaism as a separate religion.

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Robert Grosseteste: His Thought and Its Impact (Papers in

Robert Grosseteste: His Thought and Its Impact (Papers in

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Each section opens with at least one selection from a classical philosopher, and there are many points at which the readings chosen refer to other works that the reader will also find in this collection. For over a thousand years there was hardly a Latin work of theology or philosophy that did not quote his writing, or invoke his authority. Get updates as soon as they go live, via RSS feed, email and now Twitter! Toward the end of the Middle Ages, this beneficial interplay of faith and reason started to break down.

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Bernard of Clairvaux: Selected Works (HarperCollins

Bernard of Clairvaux: Selected Works (HarperCollins

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We hold that there is no Creator but Allah, and that the deeds of the creature are created and preordained by Allah, as He said [in Qur’an 37:94]: “He has created you and what you make” ...we hold that Allah helps the faithful to obey Him, favours them, is gracious to them, reforms and guides them; whereas He has led the unfaithful astray, did not guide or favor them with signs, as the impious heretics claim.

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Islamic Philosophy: Bolinda Beginner Guides

Islamic Philosophy: Bolinda Beginner Guides

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Greek philosophy reached its high point with Socrates, who laid the foundations of ethics; Plato, who developed a system of universal ideas; and Aristotle, who founded the study of logic. According to Maimonides' understanding of the Jewish view, individual providence depends on the development of the human mind, that is, the more a man develops his mind the more he is subject to the providence of God. He was very critical of contemporary Scholastics for their preoccupation with logic, universals, and a mere fragment of the Aristotelian corpus. a.

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Consolation of Philosophy [Milestones of Thought]

Consolation of Philosophy [Milestones of Thought]

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Beirut: Dar al-kotob al-ilmiyah, 2006, 144 pp., ISBN 97827451149664 [no apparatus criticus, no indication of the Mss. used; division in paragraphs is the same as in Muhsin Mahdi’s 1969 Beirut ed.]. al-Fârâbî, Kitâb al-Hurûf and Tahsîl al-sa’âda, no editor. He emphasized Christ mainly as a teacher of virtue, and Christianity as an ethical system not essentially different from pagan philosophies. 4. One such idea is reincarnation, the belief that the human soul is successively reborn in new bodies.

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Ruysbroeck

Ruysbroeck

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According to Averroes, there is no conflict between religion and philosophy; they are different ways of reaching the same truth. The Section Editors of the Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy are: Professor Katerina Ierodiakonou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece “This two-volume tome is the first encyclopedia on medieval philosophy published in English. … Each entry begins with an abstract and ends with references and a bibliography divided into primary and secondary sources. … it is very much tailored for scholars and researchers who have some idea what they are looking for.” (Bradford Lee Eden, Reference Reviews, Vol. 25 (7), 2011)

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Ten Steps (Italian Modernities)

Ten Steps (Italian Modernities)

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He went on to state that "every reason has a corresponding reason opposed to it" but saw little ground to prefer one reason over another. In Eastern philosophy--especially Chinese and Indian (Hindu)--categories or schools of thought often are established according to some kind of spiritual orientation (or lack of it). Thus, the paper can be construed as a reply to these two authors, due to the thorough attention paid to their argumentative trails.

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From Existence to the Ideal: Continuity and Development in

From Existence to the Ideal: Continuity and Development in

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Materialists such as Hobbes and Spinoza insisted that the human animal, mind included, was just a complex material system; others such as Locke counseled a metaphysical agnosticism about the ultimate nature of the thinking self. He distinguishes speculative or theoretical reasoning from the practical. ie. In his Autobiography he espoused active nonviolent resistance, a return to cultural roots, and the development of Islam among African Americans.

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Was ist Philosophie im Mittelalter? Qu'est-ce que la

Was ist Philosophie im Mittelalter? Qu'est-ce que la

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Fattal, Michel, Plotin face à Platon suivi de Plotin chez Augustin et Farâbî (Ouverture Philosophique). This course satisfies Goal 13 (The Ethics Goal) of the new General Education requirements adopted by the University for students entering Longwood beginning in 2002-2003 as well as Goal 10 (The Ethics Goal) of the general education system existing for current students already in attendance prior to that time. Benning Press, 1981, http://jasper-hopkins.info/DI-I-12-2000.pdf. [7] Marsilio Ficino [1433-1499].

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The Shadow of Scotus: Philosophy and Faith in

The Shadow of Scotus: Philosophy and Faith in

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Kock, Ilona, “The Debate About God’s Simplicity: Reason and Spirit in the Eighth Discussion of Al-Ghazali’s Tahafut Al-Falasifa and Ibn Rushd’s Tahafut At-Tahafut,” in Reason, Spirit and the Sacral, pp. 157-83. In recent years she has written articles on the importance of numbers in practical reasoning, on the political ideal of equality, on responsibility, and on distributive justice. The story of Spinoza’s life is well known. Educated within the Jewish community of 17th-century Amsterdam—Rembrandt’s Amsterdam—the brilliant young Spinoza began posing questions about the nature of religious faith which bespoke an unhealable philosophical estrangement from Judaism.

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