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Medieval philosophy : from St. Augustine to Nicholas of Cusa

Author: John F Wippel; Allan B Wolter
Publisher: New York : Free Press, [1969]
Series: Readings in the history of philosophy.
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Wippel and Wolter are perhaps the most respected names in metaphysical thought of the middle ages.
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Wippel, John F.
Medieval philosophy.
New York, Free Press [1969]
(OCoLC)654729987
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John F Wippel; Allan B Wolter
ISBN: 0029356504 9780029356500
OCLC Number: 218363
Description: viii, 487 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: I. St. Augustine. A critique of skepticism ; How great is the soul ; On the existence of God --
II. Boethius. Divine foreknowledge of human actions ; How substances may be good in their essence without being good of their essence --
III. Fridugis. Letter on nothing and darkness --
IV. John Scotus Eriugena. Philosophy, faith, and reason ; The dialectic of nature ; On the division of nature --
V. St. Peter Damian. On divine omnipotence --
VI. St. Anselm and Gaunilon. St. Anselm on the existence of God ; A reply to Anselm on behalf of the fool ; Anselm's reply to Gaunilon --
VII. Honorius of Autun. A picture of the world --
VIII. Peter Abelard. On universals --
IX. Peter Lombard. How creatures manifest God as on and triune --
X. Richard of St. Victor. On the Trinity: selections from book one, selections from book three --
XI. Avicenna. Essay on the secret of destiny --
XII. Averroës. On God's foreknowledge ; The future life --
XIII. Moses Maimonides. The god of the philosophers --
XIV. Odo Rigaud. Is theology a science? --
XV. Roger Bacon. Opus Mauius: Part I: Causes of error (selections), Part VI: On experimental science (selections), Part VII. Moral philosophy (selections) --
XVI. St. Bonaventure. Is God's existence a truth that cannot be doubted? ; Theory of illumination ; Theory of seminal reasons --
XVII. St. Thomas Aquinas. On the composition of essence and existence in created substances ; Does God exist ; On the power of God --
XVIII. Siger of Brabant. On the intellective soul ; Appendix: The Parisian condemnations of 1270 --
XIX. Boetius of Dacia. On the supreme good, or on the life of the philosopher --
XX. Henry of Ghent. Can creatures be used to demonstrate God's existence to man? --
XXI. John Duns Scotus. On the existence of God --
XXII. Agent Intellect. Beatitude and the agent intellect --
XXIII. William Ockham. On possibility and God --
XXIV. Nicholas of Cusa. On learned ignorance.
Series Title: Readings in the history of philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by John F. Wippel [and] Allan B. Wolter.

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Wippel and Wolter are perhaps the most respected names in metaphysical thought of the middle ages.

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