Medieval Philosophy: An Historical and Philosophical Introduction

Medieval Philosophy: An Historical and Philosophical Introduction

John Marenbon


This new advent replaces Marenbon's best-selling variations Early Medieval Philosophy (1983) and Later Medieval Philosophy (1987) to offer a unmarried authoritative and finished examine of the interval. It provides a lucid and fascinating account of the historical past of philosophy within the center a long time, discussing the most writers and ideas, the social and highbrow contexts, and the real thoughts utilized in medieval philosophy.

Medieval Philosophy offers a chronological account which:

  • treats all 4 major traditions of philosophy that stem from the Greek background of overdue antiquity: Greek Christian philosophy, Latin philosophy, Arabic philosophy and Jewish philosophy
  • provides a chain of 'study' sections for shut cognizance to arguments and shorter 'interludes' that time to the broader questions of the highbrow context 
  •  combines philosophical research with old history
  • includes a worthy particular consultant to additional analyzing and an intensive bibliography

All scholars of medieval philosophy, medieval background, theology or faith will locate this important analyzing.

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