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Philosophic Classics,9780130213150

Philosophic Classics

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9780130213150

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0130213152
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2000
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Prentice Hall
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Summary

For courses in Medieval Philosophy. Designed to be accessible to today's students, this anthology of readings in Western Medieval philosophy represents the towering medieval thinkers Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, and William of Ockhamas well as other medieval figures. The readings consider ethics and politics, but the focus is on metaphysics and epistemologyquestions on the nature of universals, the nature and essence of God, the relationship of God to time and creation, and the ability of humans to know God and creation. The text features the best available translations of textscomplete works or complete selections of workswhich are both central to each philosopher's thought and are widely accepted as part of the canon. The selections are readable and accessible, while still being faithful to the original. Introductions to each philosopher, an abundance of drawings, diagrams, photographs, and a timeline keep students focused throughout.

Table of Contents

PREFACE xiii
PROLOGUE I: EARLY CHRISTIAN DOCUMENTS
1(44)
JESUS
5(12)
New Testament: Gospels (in part)
7(10)
PAUL AND THE EARLY CHURCH
17(15)
New Testament: Acts, Pauline Letters, and Revelation (in part)
19(13)
THE CHURCH FATHERS
32(13)
Justin Martyr
35(3)
Clement of Alexandria
38(1)
Tertullian
39(2)
Origen
41(4)
PROLOGUE II: OTHER FOUNDATIONAL DOCUMENTS
45(24)
PHILO OF ALEXANDRIA
46(7)
On the Account of the World's Creation Given by Moses (2-6, 44-46)
48(5)
PLOTINUS
53(8)
Enneads (Ennead I, Tractate 6)
55(6)
PSEUDO-DIONYSIUS AREOPAGITE
61(8)
The Divine Names (Chapter 4, Sections 18-21, 30; 7, 3)
62(7)
AUGUSTINE
69(74)
On the Free Choice of the Will (Book II)
72(27)
Confessions (Book VIII 5, 8-12 and XI, 14-28)
99(15)
City of God (Book VIII, Chapters 1-12; XII, 1-9; XIX, 11-17)
114(29)
EARLY MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY
143(70)
BOETHIUS
145(12)
The Second Edition of the Commentaries on the Isagoge of Porphyry (Book I, Chapters 10-11)
147(4)
The Consolation of Philosophy (Book V, Chapters 2, 3, 6)
151(6)
JOHN SCOTUS ERIUGENA
157(9)
Periphyseon: On the Division of Nature (Book I, Chapters 1-7, 11-12, 13-14)
159(7)
ANSELM (AND GUANILO)
166(9)
Proslogion (Chapters 2-4)
168(1)
Gaunilo and Anselm: Debate
169(6)
PETER ABELARD
175(22)
On Universals (selections)
177(8)
Ethics (Prologue, Chapters 1-3, 10-12)
185(12)
HILDEGARD OF BINGEN
197(7)
Scivias (Book I, Vision 4, Chapters 16-29)
199(5)
JOHN OF SALISBURY
204(9)
Metalogicon (Book II, Chapter 17)
206(2)
Statesman (Politcratus) (Chapter 1-3)
208(5)
ISLAMIC AND JEWISH PHILOSOPHY IN THE MIDDLE AGES
213(72)
AVICENNA
215(15)
Essay on the Secret of Destiny
217(2)
Concerning the Soul (Chapters 1-2, 4, 6, 12-13)
219(11)
AL-GHAZALI
230(5)
The Incoherence of the Philosophers (Introduction, and Preface One)
231(4)
AVERROES
235(22)
The Decisive Treatise
237(20)
MOSES MAIMONIDES
257(28)
The Guide for the Perplexed (Part I, Chapters 51-53, 58-60; II, Introduction, 13, 17; III, 12)
259(26)
THIRTEENTH-CENTURY PHILOSOPHY
285(46)
ROBERT GROSSETESTE
287(8)
On Light
288(7)
ROGER BACON
295(11)
The Opus Majus (Part IV, 1, 3; VI, 1-2)
297(9)
BONAVENTURE
306(25)
The Mind's Road to God (Prologue, Chapters 1-3)
308(12)
On the Eternity of the World (selections)
320(11)
THOMAS AQUINAS
331(104)
Summa Theologica (selections)
335(73)
The Principles of Nature
408(10)
On Being and Essence
418(17)
LATE MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY
435(86)
JOHN DUNS SCOTUS
437(29)
A Treatise on God as First Principle (Chapter 3)
439(5)
Reportata Parisiensia (selections)
444(2)
Prologue to the Ordinatio
446(20)
WILLIAM OF OCKHAM
466(27)
On Universals (Summa Logicae, Part I, Chapters 14-16)
469(8)
On Being, (Summa Logicae, Part I, Chapter 38)
477(2)
On Knowledge (Quodlibetol Questions, First Quodlibet, Question 13)
479(3)
On God (selections)
482(7)
On Politics (Eight Questions on the Power of the Pope, Question 2, Chapters 1, 7)
489(4)
MEISTER ECKHART
493(7)
Sermon #1
495(5)
CATHERINE OF SIENA
500(13)
Letter #58
502(2)
Dialogues (1-3, 4, 7, 23, 79)
504(9)
NICHOLAS CUSANAS
513(8)
On Learned Ignorance (Chapters 1-4, 26)
514(7)
EPILOGUE: GIOVANNI PICO DELLA MIRANDOLA
521
Oration on the Dignity of Man (1-7)
523


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