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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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and PhD in Medieval Studies (Medieval Philosophy) from Cornell University (1975).
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. While both works are comprised of approximately the same number of parts and chapters (both are divided into eight parts, with the present volumes containing forty-eight chapters compared to its predecessor's forty), the expansion is evident in other ways.
Ebbesen himself provides the introduction, discussing the field of medieval philosophy in terms of logic and linguistics and its connection with epistemology and ontology, and the interaction between the Greek and the Latin cultural spheres.
The Logic of the Trinity: Augustine to Ockham joins others in the 'Medieval Philosophy: Texts and Studies' collection for college-level theological scholars, and provides an in-depth history of the attempts of medieval thinkers to blend the spirituality of the Trinity with the logic, philosophy, science and politics of the times.
Jesuit Roland Teske has been a significant scholar in the field of medieval philosophy and especially noted for his impressive scholarship and seminal work in that specialized field of academia.
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.
Yale Library of Medieval Philosophy. New Haven: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2009.
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.
Brague, moreover, credits Strauss with having understood that the "institutionalization" of philosophy in Christian Scholasticism meant that Latin medieval philosophy was radically different from Arabic medieval 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.