Medieval Philosophy Anthony Kenny

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Medieval Philosophy  by  Anthony Kenny

Medieval Philosophy by Anthony Kenny
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This is the second volume of a four-volume set in which Sir Anthony Kenny provides a magisterial new history of Western philosophy, the first major single-author history of philosophy to appear in decades.Kenny here continues his history ofMoreThis is the second volume of a four-volume set in which Sir Anthony Kenny provides a magisterial new history of Western philosophy, the first major single-author history of philosophy to appear in decades.Kenny here continues his history of philosophy, focusing on the thousand-year-long medieval period.

In this volume he takes us on a fascinating tour through more than a millennium of thought from 400 AD onwards, charting the story of philosophy from the founders of Christian and Islamic thought through to the Renaissance.The Middle Ages saw a great flourishing of philosophy, and the intellectual endeavor of the era reached its climax in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, with the systems of the great schoolmen such as Thomas Aquinas and John Duns Scotus. Kenny offers an illuminating account of various thinkers and schools of thought, from Augustine to Maimonides and from Grosseteste to Pomponazzi, and he offers much insight into medieval thinking about specific areas and topicds in philosophy, such as logic and language, knowledge, physics, metaphysics, the mind, the soul, and God.



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