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Summary of Augustine's "Confession"- BOOK IV Manichee and Astrologer

(POSTING A SERIES OF UNFORMATTED READING NOTES CURRENTLY– JUST TO SEPARATE THEM FROM MY OTHER, UNFINISHED SUMMARIES. FORMATTING WILL BE DONE AT SOME POINT) 2,793 more words

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The Difference In A Nutshell Between Medieval and Modern Philosophy

From a commenter on Ta-Nehisi Coates’ blog in the ATLANTIC:

Aristotle, like Hobbes, did think that knowledge came from the senses, but he had a very different view of how senses worked.

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Quote of the day 10.02.18

As you all know, I am currently too busy to blog much. The deadline for my master thesis is fast approaching and filling pages feels like painting the Forth Bridge. 132 more words

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Knocking out Comps: Anselm's Proslogion

Begin the Outlining series now. I have doubts that I’ll keep up with the magnanimity of this project, but if I do, I can’t even envision the capacity of my knowledge then. 2,829 more words

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Thomas Aquinas' Prologue to His Commentary on Aristotle Metaphysics

Surely I am studying for my final examination.

In Aquinas’ prologue to his commentary on Aristotle’s Metaphysics, we should find the subject matter of metaphysics, like we have with Al Farabi and Aristotle. 581 more words

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Al Farabi on the Aim and Primary Division of Aristotle’s Metaphysics

Avicenna read Aristotle’s Metaphysics 40 times and still didn’t get what the science of metaphysics was about. Then he read this little pamphlet from Al Farabi, and he gained a insight into what Aristotle meant to be the subject and principles of the science of Metaphysics. 674 more words

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