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Scholastic meditations

Author: Nicholas Rescher
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, 2005.
Series: Studies in philosophy and the history of philosophy, v. 44.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The studies gathered in this volume seek to do homage to the spirit of Scholasticism. They address key issues in that tradition - some from a historical point of view, others from a more substantive standpoint."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rescher, Nicholas.
Scholastic meditations.
Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004014859
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Rescher
ISBN: 9780813216454 0813216451
OCLC Number: 646786264
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 169 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Choice without preference : the problem of "Buridan's ass" --
Nicholas of Cusa on the Koran : a fifteenth-century encounter with Islam --
On learned ignorance and the limits of knowledge --
Unanswerable questions and insolubilia --
Omniscience and our understanding of God's knowledge --
Issues of infinite regress --
Being qua being --
Nonexistents then and now --
Thomism : past, present, and future --
Respect for tradition and the Catholic philosopher today.
Series Title: Studies in philosophy and the history of philosophy, v. 44.
Responsibility: Nicholas Rescher.
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Comprises ten essays that mediate between Scholastic concerns and contemporary philosophical issues, and address key issues - from historical as well as substantive standpoint. The essays are written  Read more...

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