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Rationalism, Platonism and God: A Symposium on Early Modern Philosophy

Michael Ayers (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264201
eISBN:
9780191734670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264201.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book comprises three main chapters on Descartes, Spinoza and Leibniz, with extensive responses. It explores the common ground of the great early-modern rationalist theories, and provides an ... More


Eriugena

John J. O’Meara

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266747
eISBN:
9780191683084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266747.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book deals with Johannes Scottus Eriugena, an Irish scholar at the Court of Charles the Bald in France in the second half of the 9th century — to be clearly distinguished from John Duns Scotus ... More


The Nature of Love: Courtly and Romantic

Irving Singer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262512732
eISBN:
9780262315128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262512732.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This second volume of the author’s trilogy The Nature of Love studies the ideas and ideals of medieval courtly love and nineteenth-century Romantic love, as well as the transition between these two ... More


Philosophy and Power in the Graeco-Roman World: Essays in Honour of Miriam Griffin

Gillian Clark and Tessa Rajak (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299905
eISBN:
9780191707803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299905.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Miriam Griffin is unrivalled as a bridge-builder between historians of the Graeco-Roman world and students of its philosophies. This wide-ranging volume in her honour brings together essays from ... More


The External Activity of the Godhead: Cosmology

Torstein Theodor Tollefsen

in Activity and Participation in Late Antique and Early Christian Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199605965
eISBN:
9780191738227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605965.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

The chapter describes the doctrines of creation or of the external activity of God, in Gregory of Nyssa, Dionysius the Areopagite, and Maximus the Confessor. The author questions whether Dionysius ... More


Concluding Remarks

Torstein Theodor Tollefsen

in Activity and Participation in Late Antique and Early Christian Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199605965
eISBN:
9780191738227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605965.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

The conclusion draws together the results and discusses certain relevant topics on the background of what is achieved in the book. There are sections on the likeness and difference between the ... More


Introduction

P.G. Walsh and P.G. Walsh (eds)

in Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Book X

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688492
eISBN:
9781800342972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688492.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Book X of Augustine's The City of God, which talks about demons that are in part identical with the lesser gods or 'good angels'. It argues that to achieve the blessed life an ... More


Faith As the Overcoming of Ontological Xenophobia

Merold Westphal

in Overcoming Onto-Theology: Toward a Postmodern Christian Faith

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823221301
eISBN:
9780823235483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823221301.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter looks at Derrida's attempt to distinguish deconstruction from negative theology. In this context, it argues that Derrida opens the door without entering it, for ... More


A Harmony of the Spirits: Translation and the Language of Community in Early Pennsylvania

Patrick M. Erben

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835579
eISBN:
9781469601342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838198_erben
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In early Pennsylvania, translation served as a utopian tool creating harmony across linguistic, religious, and ethnic differences. This book challenges the long-standing historical myth—first ... More


Introducing Orphic Theogonies

Dwayne A. Meisner

in Orphic Traditions and the Birth of the Gods

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190663520
eISBN:
9780190663551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663520.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The first chapter begins with a general introduction to the topic of Orphic legend, ritual, and literature, along with the history of scholarship on Orphism, and the methods to be employed in this ... More


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