A History of Philosophy, Volume 2

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A&C Black, Jan 1, 1999 - Philosophy - 614 pages
Copleston, an Oxford Jesuit and specialist in the history of philosophy, first created his history as an introduction for Catholic ecclesiastical seminaries. However, since its first publication (the last volume appearing in the mid-1970s) the series has become the classic account for all philosophy scholars and students. The 11-volume series gives an accessible account of each philosopher's work, but also explains their relationship to the work of other philosophers.

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One of the best introductions to ancient Greek philosophy out there. My only two complaints about it are: 1. Like many texts published a half century or longer ago Coplestone consistently leaves Greek ... Read full review

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Copleston, a Jesuit, wrote a series of books on the history of philosophy so that his students could have a deeper understanding of philosophy to complement their theological knowledge. This first ... Read full review

Contents

PREMEDIAEVAL INFLUENCES
13
ST AUGUSTINEI
40
KNOWLEDGE
51
GOD
68
THE WORLD
74
MORAL THEORY
81
THE STATE
87
THE CAROLINGIAN RENAISSANCE
106
ST THOMAS AQUINASI
302
PHILOSOPHY
312
PRINCIPLES OF CREATED
324
PROOFS OF GODs
336
Gods NATURE
347
CREATION
363
PSYCHOLOGY
375
KNOWLEDGE
388

JOHN SCOTUS ERIUGENAI
112
ST ANSELM OF CANTERBURY
156
THE SCHOOL OF CHARTRES
166
THE SCHOOL OF ST VICTOR
175
DUALISTS AND PANTHEISTS
183
Chapter Page
186
PART V
212
WILLIAM OF AUVERGNE
218
ROBERT GROSSETESTE AND ALEXANDER OF HALES
228
ST BONAVENTUREI
240
GODS EXISTENCE
250
RELATION OF CREATURES
258
THE MATERIAL CREATION
271
THE HUMAN SOUL
278
ST ALBERT THE GREAT
293
MORAL THEORY
398
POLITICAL THEORY
412
CONTROVERSIES
423
SIGER OF BRABANT
435
FRANCISCAN THINKERS
442
GILES OF ROME AND HENRY OF GHENT
460
SCOTUSI
476
METAPHYSICS
500
NATURAL THEOLOGY
518
THE SOUL
535
CONCLUDING REVIEW
552
HONORIFIC TITLES APPLIED IN THE MIDDLE AGES
567
INDEX OF NAMES
589
INDEX OF SUBJECTS
598
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