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The Longman Standard History of Medieval Philosophy





ISBN 9780321235145
Published June 14, 2007 by Routledge
432 Pages

 
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Book Description

With selections of philosophers from Plotinus to Bruno, this new anthology provides significant learning support and historical context for the readings along with a wide variety of pedagogical assists.

Featuring biographical headnotes, reading introductions, study questions, as well as special “Prologues” and “Philosophical Overviews,” this anthology offers a unique set of critical thinking promtps to help students understand and appreciate the philosophical concepts under discussion. “Philosophical Bridges" discuss how the work of earlier thinkers would influence philosophers to come and place major movements in a contemporary context, showing students how the schools of philosophy interrelate and how the various philosophies apply to the world today.

In addition to this volume of Medieval Philosophy, a comprehensive survey of the whole of Western philosophical history and other individual volumes for each of the major historical eras are also available for specialized courses.

Table of Contents

Preface.

General Introduction.

I. EARLY MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY.

1. Plotinus: A Biographical History.

2. Boethius: A Biographical History.

3. John Scotus Eriugena: A Biographical History.

4. Abelard: A Biographical History.

5. Hildegard of Bingen: A Biographical History.

6. John of Salisbury: A Biographical History.

II. CHRISTIAN PHILOSOPHY.

7. Augustine: A Biographical History.

8. Anselm: A Biographical History.

9. Aquinas: A Biographical History.

III. ISLAMIC AND JEWISH PHILOSOPHY.

10. Avicenna (Ibn Sina): A Biographical History.

11. Al-Ghazali: A Biographical History.

12. Averroes: A Biographical History.

13. Maimonides (Moses Ben Maimon): A Biographical History.

IV. LATE MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY.

14. Roger Bacon: A Biographical History.

15. Bonaventure: Philosophical Overview.

16. John Duns Scotus: A Biographical History.

17. Ockham: A Biographical History.

18. Meister Eckhart: A Biographical History.

19. Catherine of Siena: A Biographical History.

20. Nicholas of Cusa: A Biographical History.

21. Giordano Bruno: A Biographical History.

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