The Philosophy of John Scottus Eriugena: A Study of Idealism in the Middle Ages

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Cambridge University Press, 19 août 2004 - 352 pages
This work is a substantial contribution to the history of philosophy. Its subject, the ninth-century philosopher John Scottus Eriugena, developed a form of idealism that owed as much to the Greek Neoplatonic tradition as to the Latin fathers and anticipated the priority of the subject in its modern, most radical statement: German idealism. Moran has written the most comprehensive study yet of Eriugena's philosophy, tracing the sources of his thinking and analyzing his most important text, the Periphyseon. This volume will be of special interest to historians of mediaeval philosophy, history, and theology.
 

Table des matières

The predestination debate
27
Eriugenas life and early writings
35
The Greek awakening
48
The Periphyseon
58
Eriugena as philosopher
81
Eriugenas sources
103
Dialectic philosophy and the life of the mind
123
The meaning of human nature
154
The meaning of nonbeing
212
The meaning of nature
241
Eriugenas influence on later mediaeval philosophy
269
Conclusion
282
Bibliography
288
Index nominum
317
Index rerum
324
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Page 289 - Johann Scotus Erigena, oder von dem Ursprung einer christlichen Philosophie und ihrem heiligen Beruf.

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