‘Our age is like that of the Roman Empire in its abandonment of the question of truth, its smug conviction that no cognitive knowledge of God can be had, its reduction of everything to merely historical questions, its privatism, subjectivism, and moralism, and the failure of its teachers and clergy to lead the people. 151 more words
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The great basic question of all philosophy, especially of more recent philosophy, is that concerning the relation of thinking and being. From the very early times when men, still completely ignorant of the structure of their own bodies, under the stimulus of dream apparitions… 545 more words
Neoplatonist philosopher, theologian, and scientific pioneer who influenced Hegel: John Scotus Eriugena embodied the golden age of Irish culture.
Scotus Eriugena’s face bedecked the old currency of Ireland. 629 more words