medieval philosophy


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medieval philosophy:

see scholasticismscholasticism
, philosophy and theology of Western Christendom in the Middle Ages. Virtually all medieval philosophers of any significance were theologians, and their philosophy is generally embodied in their theological writings.
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She has published extensively in medieval philosophy, philosophy of religion, and contemporary metaphysics.
Whereas Armstrong reached back to Plato and extended nearly to the twelfth century, Gerson moves from Imperial Rome through to the philosophical giant of the Carolingian Age, Eriugena, with a final chapter on the transition from late ancient to medieval philosophy.
These essays collectively show a continual and explicit set of a certain kind of references to medieval philosophy and theology that Blumenberg refused to see and that itself works as a form of sustaining his very idea of modernity.
Hasse, "Latin Averroes Translations of the First Half of the Thirteenth Century," in Proceedings of the XII International Congress of Medieval Philosophy, Palermo, 16-22 September 2007 (forthcoming).
The subject matter in Medieval Philosophy from 500 to 1500 CE covers the major elements of Western philosophical thought as it intertwines with Judeo-Christian historical people and events.
The first chapter of the book traces the geneology of Eros in Greek mythology subsequently followed by its many-sided manifestation in classical philosophy, poetry and drama, medieval philosophy and religion ranging from the doctrines of St.
The latter title suggests what he is up to, a 'replowing' or 'retilling' of what he presented as the barren, infertile soil of late medieval philosophy and theology, a 'repair' or 'rebuilding' of Aristotelian scholasticism.
And indeed, approximately 20 years ago, Brague wrote two related essays on Strauss's understanding of Arabic medieval philosophy that were eventually published in English as "Leo Strauss and Maimonides" and "Athens, Jerusalem, Mecca: Leo Strauss's 'Muslim' Understanding of Greek Philosophy.
The author begins with a brief history of science noting the emphasis upon natural philosophy, one of the branches of ancient and medieval philosophy devoted to generating knowledge about nature, until near the end of the nineteenth century.
A practicing Catholic with a degree in medieval philosophy, Van Rompuy enjoys meditation and solitary walks.
Edwards deals brilliantly with a great deal of complex material and makes a compelling case for the presence of medieval philosophy throughout the Renaissance.
Lauro's "Of Spiders and (the Medieval Aesthetics of) Light: Hope and Action in the Horrors of Shelob's Lair" discusses the perceived influence of the medieval philosophy and aesthetics of light (with a nod to Barfield's theories of "ancient semantic unity") on Tolkien in general and his depiction of Shelob in particular.