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Al-KindĪ

Peter Adamson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195181425
eISBN:
9780199785087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181425.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This monograph is a comprehensive study of the thought of al-Kindī, the first self-described philosopher in Islam, and the first to write original treatises in Arabic. Al-Kindī’s writings are closely ... More


Avicenna

Jon McGinnis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195331479
eISBN:
9780199868032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331479.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The aim of the present work is threefold. One, it intends to place the thought of Avicenna within its proper historical context, whether the philosophical-scientific tradition inherited from the ... More


Occasionalism: Causation Among the Cartesians

Steven Nadler

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780198250081
eISBN:
9780191712586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250081.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book is a collection of essays on the problem of causation in seventeenth-century philosophy. Occasionalism is the doctrine, held by a number of early modern Cartesian thinkers, that created ... More


Medieval Jewish Philosophy

Robert Eisen

in The Peace and Violence of Judaism: From the Bible to Modern Zionism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751471
eISBN:
9780199894833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751471.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores medieval Jewish philosophy by focusing primarily on Maimonides. Maimonides implicitly develops a peaceful reading of Judaism by accentuating a universalism predicated on the ... More


Historical dilemmas concerning Duns Scotus’ thought

Antonie Vos

in The Philosophy of John Duns Scotus

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624621
eISBN:
9780748652372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624621.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the historical dilemmas concerning John Duns Scotus's philosophy and the dilemma of the earliest modern studies in medieval philosophy, which did not acknowledge the phenomenon ... More


Introduction

Benjamin Hill

in The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This introduction argues for the importance of Suárez’s philosophy for historians of medieval philosophy as well as historians of early modern philosophy. It also provides synopses of each of the ... More


The Peace and Violence of Judaism: From the Bible to Modern Zionism

Robert Eisen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751471
eISBN:
9780199894833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751471.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This study provides a comprehensive analysis of Jewish views on peace and violence. It examines five major thought-worlds in Judaism—the Bible, rabbinic Judaism, medieval Jewish philosophy, Kabbalah, ... More


Divine Production in Late Medieval Trinitarian Theology: Henry of Ghent, Duns Scotus, and William Ockham

JT Paasch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199646371
eISBN:
9780191739293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646371.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

According to the doctrine of the Trinity, the Father, Son, and Spirit are supposed to be distinct from each other, and yet be one and the same God. As if that were not perplexing enough, there is ... More


Theological Impressionism

Howard Wettstein

in The Significance of Religious Experience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199841363
eISBN:
9780199950003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841363.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that theological doctrine, the output of philosophical theology, is not a natural tool for thinking about biblical/rabbinic Judaism. Fundamental to the chapter's argument is the ... More


Rethinking Jewish Philosophy: Beyond Particularism and Universalism

Aaron W. Hughes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199356812
eISBN:
9780199358199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356812.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Philosophy of Religion

The term “Jewish philosophy” is, in many ways, a paradox. Is it theology or is it philosophy? Is it a philosophical way of understanding Judaism, or a Jewish way of understanding philosophy? Does it ... More


Emotion and Cognitive Life in Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy

Martin Pickavé and Lisa Shapiro (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199579914
eISBN:
9780191745959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579914.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This volume has three aims. First, historians of philosophy have typically focused on the discussions of the moral relevance of emotions, and with the exception of scholars of ancient philosophy, ... More


Intentionality, Cognition, and Mental Representation in Medieval Philosophy

Gyula Klima (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262748
eISBN:
9780823266586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262748.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

It is a commonplace in the history of ideas that one of the few medieval philosophical contributions preserved in modern philosophical thought is the idea that mental phenomena are distinguished from ... More


Introduction

Martin Pickavé and Lisa Shapiro

in Emotion and Cognitive Life in Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199579914
eISBN:
9780191745959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579914.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In this introduction, the editors of the volume provide an overview of the volume, drawing out the major themes unifying the thirteen essays of the volume: the place of emotions within the human ... More


Authoritarianism

Aaron W. Hughes

in Rethinking Jewish Philosophy: Beyond Particularism and Universalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199356812
eISBN:
9780199358199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356812.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter uses the figure of Maimonides as its case study, and his writings as a prism with which to re-imagine the creation of a canon of medieval Jewish philosophy in the nineteenth century. The ... More


The Enneads of Plotinus: A Commentary

Paul Kalligas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154213
eISBN:
9781400852512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154213.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This is the first volume of a groundbreaking commentary on one of the most important works of ancient philosophy, the Enneads of Plotinus—a text that formed the basis of Neoplatonism and had a deep ... More


Conclusion

Dominic J. O'Meara

in Pythagoras Revived: Mathematics and Philosophy in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198239130
eISBN:
9780191600937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198239130.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The conclusion summarizes the main points established in the book concerning Iamblichus’ contribution to the development of Neoplatonism and to the emergence of a philosophy of mathematics and a ... More


Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy, Volume 1

Robert Pasnau (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199661848
eISBN:
9780191765339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661848.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy annually collects the best current work in the field of medieval philosophy. Each volume features original essays that contribute to an ... More


Divine Power: The Medieval Power Distinction up to its Adoption by Albert, Bonaventure, and Aquinas

Lawrence Moonan

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267553
eISBN:
9780191683282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267553.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

What can or can't God do? What flexibility is there in the precise manner by which he executes his decrees? This book is a radically new interpretation of one of the key concepts of medieval ... More


Money in Medieval Philosophy

Fabian Wittreck

in Money in the Western Legal Tradition: Middle Ages to Bretton Woods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198704744
eISBN:
9780191774041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704744.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter delves into the influence of medieval philosophy, specifically scholasticism, on the development of early monetary law. Scholasticism is a method of critical thought that focuses on ... More


The Birth of Theory

Andrew Cole

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226135397
eISBN:
9780226135564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135564.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Modern theory needs a history lesson. Neither Marx nor Nietzsche first gave us theory. Hegel did. To support this contention, The Birth of Theory presents a refreshingly clear and lively account of ... More


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