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The spirit of mediaeval philosophy.

Г‰tienne Gilson

The spirit of mediaeval philosophy.

by Г‰tienne Gilson

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Medieval.,
  • Christianity -- Philosophy.,
  • Religion -- Philosophy.,
  • Scholasticism.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesGifford lectures -- 1931-1932, Gifford lectures -- 1931-1932.
    ContributionsDownes, Alfred Howard Campbell, 1882- , tr.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination490 p.
    Number of Pages490
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22338413M

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    5 posing “the principle from which henceforth the whole of Christian philosophy will be suspended” [50|51] – Exodus Duns Scotus (), in De primo rerum omnium I.1, perfectly illustrates how God’s self-revelation as “I AM WHO I AM”, once accepted direct from the Bible, soon prods the Christian philosopher into working his way from faith to. Western philosophy - Western philosophy - Medieval philosophy: Medieval philosophy designates the philosophical speculation that occurred in western Europe during the Middle Ages—i.e., from the fall of the Roman Empire in the 4th and 5th centuries ad to the Renaissance of the 15th century. Philosophy of the medieval period was closely connected to Christian thought, .

    Mediaeval Semantics and Metaphysics: Studies Dedicated to L. M. De Rijk, Ph.D., Professor of Ancient and Mediaeval Philosophy at the University of Leiden on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday. [REVIEW] L. M. De Rijk & E. P. Bos (eds.) - - Ingenium. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel: Lectures on the Philosophy of Spirit Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel - - Oxford University Press. Graceful Reason: Essays in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy Presented to Joseph Owens, CSSR Lloyd P. Gerson, Editor Papers in Mediaeval Studies, Vol. 4 Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Author: Kurt F. Reinhardt.


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The spirit of mediaeval philosophy by Г‰tienne Gilson Download PDF EPUB FB2

“The Spirit of Mediaeval Philosophy is a text of tremendous value―perhaps most especially so in our own particular period in the history of philosophy. Gilson’s book does more than merely overturn a few erroneous notions about mediaeval thinking; it works to remind its reader what it means to think and live within the structure of a Cited by: In this book (a translation of his well-known work L'esprit de la philosophie medievale), Etienne Gilson undertakes the task of defining the spirit of mediaeval asks whether we can form the concept of a Christian philosophy and whether mediaeval philosophy is not its most adequate historical expression/5.

This is the classic guide to the thoughtworld of the medieval philosopher, based on the Gifford Lectures in the s. It has historic relevance, as it was one of the first books to resuscitate medieval philosophy as an integral part of the history of philosophy in the modern era in a way that captured a broad audience (outside of the neo-Thomist revival within the Catholic Church /5.

In this well-known work, Etienne Gilson undertakes a sufficiently difficult task, namely, to define the spirit of mediaeval philosophy. He focuses on and supports his conclusion that the Middle Ages produced, besides a Christian literature and art as everyone admits, this very Christian philosophy, which is a matter of dispute.

In this book (a translation of his well-known work L'esprit de la philosophie medievale), Etienne Gilson undertakes the task of defining the spirit of mediaeval philosophy. Gilson asks whether we can form the concept of a Christian philosophy and whether mediaeval philosophy is not its most adequate historical expression/5(16).

In this book (a translation of his well-known work L'esprit de la philosophie medievale), Etienne Gilson The spirit of mediaeval philosophy. book the task of defining the spirit of mediaeval philosophy. Gilson asks whether we can form the concept of a Christian philosophy and whether mediaeval philosophy is not its most adequate historical expression/5().

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of: New York: Scribner, Description: ix, pages. Series Title: Gifford lectures. “The Spirit of Mediaeval Philosophy is a text of tremendous value—perhaps most especially so in our own particular period in the history of ’s book does more than merely overturn a few erroneous notions about mediaeval thinking; it works to remind its reader what it means to think and live within the structure of a metaphysical world-view.” Pages: In this book (a translation of his well-known work L'esprit de la philosophie medievale), Etienne Gilson undertakes the task of defining the spirit of mediaeval philosophy.

Gilson asks whether we can form the concept of a Christian philosophy and whether mediaeval philosophy is not its most adequate historical expression. He maintains that the. In this book (a translation of his well-known work L'esprit de la philosophie medievale), Etienne Gilson undertakes the task of defining the spirit of mediaeval philosophy.

Gilson asks whether we can form the concept of a Christian philosophy and whether mediaeval philosophy is not its most adequate historical expression. "The Spirit of Mediaeval Philosophy is a text of tremendous value--perhaps most especially so in our own particular period in the history of philosophy.

Gilson's book does more than merely overturn a few erroneous notions about mediaeval thinking; it works to remind its reader what it means to think and live within the structure of a /5(14).

The Spirit of Mediaeval Philosophy is a text of tremendous value—perhaps most especially so in our own particular period in the history of philosophy. Gilson’s book does more than merely overturn a few erroneous notions about mediaeval thinking; it works to remind its reader what it means to think and live within the structure of a Brand: University of Notre Dame Press.

"The Spirit of Mediaeval Philosophy is a text of tremendous value-perhaps most especially so in our own particular period in the history of philosophy.

Gilson's book does more than merely overturn a few erroneous notions about mediaeval thinking; it works to remind its reader what it means to think and live within the structure of a /5(). The spirit of medieval philosophy by discusses the medieval era of human experience and thought.

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Material is distributed in 20 compact chapters, each finely chiseled down to the last detail,''New Oxford Review. pages, softcover. Spirit of Medieval Philosophy () by Etienne GilsonFormat: Paperback.

The central thesis of Etienne Gilson’s Spirit of Mediaeval Philosophy is that, contrary to the commonly held view, the Middle Ages did indeed have a distinctive philosophy of its own and that philosophy was the distinctively Christian one.

Through comparisons with Plato and Aristotle, he principally examines Aquinas, Augustine, Duns Scotus and St Bonaventure. Bibliographical references in "Notes" (p.

) The problem of Christian philosophy -- The concept of Christian philosophy -- Being and its necessity -- Beings and their contingence -- Analogy, causality and finality -- Christian optimism -- Christian anthropology -- Christian personalism -- Self-knowledge and Christian Socratism -- Knowledge of things -- The Pages: He maintains that the spirit of mediaeval philosophy is the spirit of Christianity penetrating the Greek tradition, working within it, and drawing out of it a certain view of the world that is specifically Christian.

To support his hypothesis, Gilson examines mediaeval thought in its nascent state, at that precise point where the Judeo. In this book (a translation of his well-known work L'esprit de la philosophie medievale), Etienne Gilson undertakes the task of defining the spirit of mediaeval asks.

Most famously, St. Thomas Aquinas reconciled Christianity and the Greek philosophy of Aristotle. But mediaeval philosophy is more than Aquinas. So, in his book, The Spirit of Mediaeval Philosophy, Etienne Gilson defines “the spirit” of mediaeval philosophy, and in the process, finds it to be “Christian philosophy par excellence” (5).The Spirit of Mediaeval Philosophy By Etienne Gilson In this book (a translation of his well-known work L'esprit de la philosophie medievale), Etienne Gilson undertakes the task of defining the spirit of mediaeval philosophy.

Gilson asks whether we can form the concept of a Christian philosophy and whether mediaeval philosophy is not its most.Other articles where The Spirit of Mediaeval Philosophy is discussed: Étienne Gilson: Among these are L’Esprit de la philosophie médiévale (; The Spirit of Mediæval Philosophy), his exposition and defense of the idea of a Christian philosophy; The Unity of Philosophical Experience () and Being and Some Philosophers (), perhaps the best examples of .