History of Philosophy Volume 2. Medieval Philosophy. By: Frederick Copleston Media of History of Philosophy Volume 2. See larger image. A History of Philosophy, Volume II, Mediaeval Philosophy Augustine to Scotus. By S. J. Frederick Copleston (London: Burns Oates and Washbourne, Ltd. Copleston, an Oxford Jesuit and specialist in the history of philosophy, created his history as an introduction for Catholic ecclesiastical seminaries.

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It is unfortunate that St. Thanks for telling us about the problem. He received honorary doctorates from a number of institutions, notably, Santa Clara University, California, University of Uppsala and the University of St. This is a dense overview of the progression of medieval philosophy from Augustine to Aquinas and Duns Scotus through the Jewish and Arabian Aristotelians ; it is about as comprehensible as possible given the subjects.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. So, when you combine the two, you often have long periods of reading’s equivalent to the sound that Charlie Brown’s teacher makes.

Since I am not a Catholic, or even a Christian, this is not the period of philosophy which I personally am most interested in, and the aspects I am interested in, the logic and epistemology, are somewhat shortchanged for discussion of the natural theology and “psychology” in the original sense of philosophy of the soulvolhme this is a legitimate reflection of what these philosophers themselves considered the most important part of their systems.

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However, since its first publication the last volume appearing in the mids the series has become the classic account for all philosophy scholars and students.

Copleston Frederick Copleston was born in Somerset in I am re-reading this. Copleston was popular at Loyola University Chicago–and not philospohy because he and it were Jesuitical. Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart. Sep 14, Albie added it. Jun 03, Arys Aditya rated it it was amazing Shelves: As a Thomist, he is dealing in this volume with the philosophies he is most interested in and knowledgeable about, and he gives much more detail on the period than philosopht more secular histories.


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From the Beginnings to the End of the Twelfth Century. Jul 16, James of the Redwoods rated it really liked it Shelves: Pre-mediaeval Influences including St. This is one of the best books on history of philosophy!

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Be the first to ask a question about A History of Philosophy, Volume 2. Copleston, an Oxford Jesuit of immense erudition who once tangled with A.

The author sounds like a confirmed Thomist, and yet he actually made me aware of a great many criticisms of Thomas’ actual claims and arguments. Thomas Aquinas will have to wait until I can properly devote time to him. I personally found the character of one Richard of St. Merenungi perjalanan orang-orang yang bergelut di dalamnya, bagaimana konteks kelahiran sebuah pemikiran, sampai bagaimana pemikiran tersebut mempengaruhi orang-orang setelahnya dan juga implikasi-implikasi di jaman berikutnya.

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Osborne Jr – – Mediaeval Studies One cannot reject the works of this period as “merely theological,” for without theology, we cannot at all be certain where philosophy would have gone. Dan bagi pembaca awam yang baru mulai memasuki belantara raya filsafat, saya sangat Sejarah filsafat, begitulah awal mula ketertarikan saya pada filsafat. A History of Philosophy: But of course, as one might guess, the main focus of the work is on Thomas Aquinas, the crowning jewel of medieval philosophy and theology.


Feminist Interpretations of Augustine: A History of Philosophy 2: He redeemed himself somewhat with a good second at Greats in Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Refresh and try again.

Frederick Charles Copleston – – Image Books. Apr 09, Hesam. After the initial shock, however, his father saw fit to help Copleston through his education and he attended St.

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Read sections on Augustine, Anselm, and Aquinas. This is most certainly true: Return to Book Page. See my review of Volume 1 for the same criticisms hold, though I would add that I thought his summary of nistory work of Duns Scotus was a bit muddled.

Six chapters are devoted to Augustine, and both Islamic and Jewish philosophy are each given a chapter which, I believe, is far too vrederick, especially considering that the former includes persons such as Avicenna and Averroes. This was a very good, comprehensive overview of the philosophy of the Middle Ages, focused especially on the period from Augustine of Hippo to Duns Scotus, but touching on some areas outside of that as well.

Richard Cross – – Philosophy Compass 5 8: Ayer Conceived originally as a serious presentation of the development of philosophy for Catholic seminary students, Frederick Copleston’s nine-volume A History Of Philosophy has journeyed far beyond the modest philosiphy of its author to universal acclaim as the best history of philosophy in English.

My two “read dates” are the first half histoory the second half.