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Aristotle's definition of the soul should be interpreted as: 'the soul is the entelechy of a natural body that serves as its instrument'. The theory of a fine-corporeal body makes it much easier to understand Aristotle's position between Plato and the Stoics . This correction puts paid to all ...
Russell L. Friedman
This book presents an overview of the later medieval trinitarian theology of the rival Franciscan and Dominican intellectual traditions, and includes detailed studies of thinkers such as Thomas Aquinas, Henry of Ghent, John Duns Scotus, William Ockham, and Gregory of Rimini.
This book discusses Erasmus’ view of the medieval past and his historical consciousness in general. It attempts to show a fault line between Erasmus’ specific observations on the course of history and the basic assumptions of his Christian humanism.
Edited by Kent Emery, Jr., Russell L. Friedman and Andreas Speer
The title of this Festschrift to Stephen Brown points to the understanding of medieval philosophy and theology in the longue durée of their traditions and discourses. The 35 contributions are disposed in five parts: Metaphysics and Natural Philosophy, Epistemology and Ethics, Philosophy and ...
Timothy J. Gianotti
Marking a close, genre-specific reading of the multiple "languages" within al-Ghazālī's writings, this book seeks to excavate his most intimate thoughts on life and death. In doing so, it takes the reader into the very heart of the master's epistemology, psychology, and eschatology.
Edited by Charles Barber and David Jenkins
The papers gathered in this volume offer precise investigations of the historical and philosophical grounds for the first medieval commentaries on the Nicomachean Ethics. These commentaries were produced by Byzantine philosophers in twelfth-century Constantinople.
Based on the last 20 years research this survey offers a new perspective on Peter Aureol’s doctrine of the transcendentals and thus makes it possible to take a more distinct view of the concept of metaphysics held by Scotus earliest successors.
Edited by Maria Kardaun and Joke Spruyt
This volume discusses important chapters of the history of Platonism, from its pre-Socratic roots to the Middle Ages. It includes papers on Plato's and Platonic semantics, metaphysics, theology, logic, epistemology, natural philosophy and philosophy of art.
This study examines the answers of Suárez and Descartes to basic questions regarding the philosophical knowledge of God. It is placed against the background of the reactions to both by Dutch Reformed theologians and philosophers in the seventeenth Century.
Stretching from Late Antiquity to the 18th century and including figures such as Leibniz as well as his Jesuit contemporaries, this book offers a survey of the extensive discussion devoted to the language of angels, one of the most lively and long lasting controversies in Medieval and Early ...
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