2 edition of Mediaeval philosophy found in the catalog.
Frederick Charles Copleston
|Statement||by Frederick Copleston.|
|Series||A History of philosophy / (Frederick Copleston) -- v. 2, The Bellarmine series -- 12, Bellarmine series -- 12.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 614 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||614|
Great deals on Medieval Philosophy Antiquarian & Collectible Books. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items! Medieval Philosophy. Having devoted extensive attention to the development of philosophy among the ancient Greeks, we'll now cover more than a millenium of Western thought more briefly. The very name "medieval" (literally, "the in-between time") philosophy suggests the tendency of modern thinkers to skip rather directly from Aristotle to the Renaissance.
In this book (a translation of his well-known work L'esprit de la philosophie medievale), Etienne Gilson undertakes the task of defining the spirit of mediaeval philosophy. Gilson asks whether we can form the concept of a Christian philosophy and whether mediaeval philosophy is not its most adequate historical expression. He maintains that the. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.
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“The Spirit of Mediaeval Philosophy is a text of tremendous value―perhaps most especially so in our own particular period in the history of philosophy.
Gilson’s book does more than merely overturn a few erroneous notions about mediaeval thinking; it works to remind its reader what it means to think and live within the structure of a metaphysical world-view.” (Faith and Culture)Cited by: "Peter Adamson's Medieval Philosophy gives fantastically compendious account of medieval philosophy.
Adamson manages to be accessible, lucid, witty, incisive; luminously conveying the rambunctious ambivalences of the logic-chopping, devout, doubting, bawdy, bloodthirsty, mystical medievals." -- Jane O'Grady, The Tablet5/5(4).
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The scope of the book is very broad. Marenbon aggrandizes medieval philosophy beyond his previous formulations (now of which are 20 years old). The medieval period begins with the advent of platonic Christian theology (C.
) and ends in the Enlightenment (c. ).Cited by: The book is comprehensive, well written text meant for a reader with little knowledge of the topic. In order to provide the reader with a greater depth of knowledge in important areas and to ensure an understanding of the breadth of the changing scope of Mediaeval philosophy book philosophy, Marenbon has provided a number of 'interludes' which provide background information and 'studies' which delve into important /5.
Beginning with the origins and character of medieval philosophy, Professor Copleston goes on to discuss, with great clarity and precision, the problem of universals, the growth of Scholasticism in the early Middle Ages, Islamic and Jewish philosophy, and the Franciscan philosophers of the universities/5.
Western philosophy - Western philosophy - Medieval philosophy: Medieval philosophy designates the philosophical speculation that occurred in western Europe during the Middle Ages—i.e., from the fall of the Roman Empire in the 4th and 5th centuries ad to the Renaissance of the 15th century.
Philosophy of the medieval period was closely connected to Christian thought, particularly theology. This book was written in by -then- Assistant Professor of Philosophy Isaac Husik ().
The printed edition has pages. This book is not easy to read, you will really have to take your time to read it and absorb what Prof. Husik is telling you/5(14). This is an excellent summary of Mediaeval Christian philosophy.
The book is organized by theme or concept and provides a good amount of sources (could've used more.) Gilson mainly sticks to the major theologian/philosophers of influence, Augustine and Aquinus, but also does a fine job of not only telling but describing the influence of Greek thought in the Middle Ages/5.
In this well-known work, Etienne Gilson undertakes a sufficiently difficult task, namely, to define the spirit of mediaeval philosophy. He focuses on and supports his conclusion that the Middle Ages produced, besides a Christian literature and art as everyone admits, this very Christian philosophy, which is a matter of dispute.
His two best books (in my opinion) are "The Unity of Philosophical Experience" and "The Spirit of Medieval Philosophy." He writes so clearly, but without dumbing things down. Since he was first an expert on Descartes, he is objective about Medieval philosophy.
I like him because he gives us a bird's eye view of the history of philosophy.5/5(3). In this book (a translation of his well-known work L'esprit de la philosophie medievale), Etienne Gilson undertakes the task of defining the spirit of mediaeval philosophy. Gilson asks whether we can form the concept of a Christian philosophy and whether mediaeval philosophy /5().
Medieval literature is a broad subject, encompassing essentially all written works available in Europe and beyond during the Middle Ages (that is, the one thousand years from the fall of the Western Roman Empire ca.
AD to the beginning of the Renaissance in the 14th, 15th or 16th century, depending on country). The literature of this time was composed of religious writings as well as. The Internet Medieval Sourcebook then is in two major parts.
The first is made up of fairly short classroom sized extracts, derived from public domain sources or copy-permitted translations, the second is composed of the full documents, or WWW links to the full documents. Medieval Philosophy: A Multicultural Reader comprises a comparative, multicultural reading of the four main traditions of the medieval period with extensive sections on Greek-Byzantine, Latin, Jewish, and Islamic traditions.
The book also includes an initial 'Predecessors' section, presenting readings (with. Must-Read Books about the Middle Ages Erika Harlitz-Kern Jan 4, The ideas we tend to have about the Middle Ages are mostly based on how the time period has been interpreted through fantasy fiction and games, and the romanticizing of the era by intellectuals, scholars, politicians, and artists in the nineteenth : Erika Harlitz-Kern.
This book presents in translation writings by six medieval philosophers which bear on the subject of conscience. Conscience, which can be considered both as a topic in the philosophy of mind and a topic in ethics, has been unduly neglected in modern philosophy, where a prevailing belief in the autonomy of ethics leaves it no natural place.
It was, however, a standard subject for a treatise in. In this book (a translation of his well-known work L'esprit de la philosophie medievale), Etienne Gilson undertakes the task of defining the spirit of mediaeval philosophy.
Gilson asks whether we can form the concept of a Christian philosophy and whether mediaeval philosophy is not its most adequate historical expression. For many of us, the term 'medieval philosophy' conjures up the figure of Thomas Aquinas, and is closely intertwined with religion.
In this Very Short Introduction John Marenbon shows how medieval philosophy had a far broader reach than the thirteenth and fourteenth-century universities of Christian Europe, and is instead one of the most exciting and diversified periods in the history of thought.
Bibliographical references in "Notes" (p. ) The problem of Christian philosophy -- The concept of Christian philosophy -- Being and its necessity -- Beings and their contingence -- Analogy, causality and finality -- Christian optimism -- Christian anthropology -- Christian personalism -- Self-knowledge and Christian Socratism -- Knowledge of things -- The intellect and its object Pages: "The Spirit of Mediaeval Philosophy is a text of tremendous value-perhaps most especially so in our own particular period in the history of philosophy.
Gilson's book does more than merely overturn a few erroneous notions about mediaeval thinking; it works to remind its reader what it means to think and live within the structure of a /5().