Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy Volume 8

Oxford University Press
  • erschienen am 16. September 2020
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Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy showcases the best scholarly research in this flourishing field. The series covers all aspects of medieval philosophy, including the Latin, Arabic, and Hebrew traditions, and runs from the end of antiquity into the Renaissance. It publishes new work by leading scholars in the field, and combines historical scholarship with philosophical acuteness. The papers will address a wide range of topics, from political philosophy to ethics, and logic to metaphysics. OSMP is an essential resource for anyone working in the area.
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Robert Pasnau is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado. He received his PhD in 1994 from Cornell University, and has published widely on the history of philosophy. He won the APA Book Prize for Thomas Aquinas on Human Nature (CUP, 2002), and has more recently published The Cambridge History of Medieval Philosophy (CUP, 2010), Metaphysical Themes 1274-1671 (OUP, 2011), and After Certainty (OUP, 2017)
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  • Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy Volume 8
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • What Does the Happy Life Require?: Augustine on What the Summum Bonum Includes
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Augustine's Conditions for True Happiness
  • 3. Augustine's Initial Agreement with the Stoics
  • 4. The Mature Augustine: Happiness Includes the Body and Externals and Cannot Be Currently Achieved
  • 5. Augustine against the Stoics on the Value of Natural Goods
  • 6. Virtue and Loving Goods Now
  • 7. The Emotions and Caring for Others' Happiness in the Good Life
  • 8. Augustine on Happiness and Security
  • 9. The Future Life and Augustine's Eudaimonism
  • 10. Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Perception in Augustine's De Trinitate 11: A Non-Trinitarian Analysis
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Consciousness and Levels of Awareness in Augustine
  • 3. Outer Vision and Inner Vision in De Trin. 11
  • a. Outer Vision
  • b. Inner Vision
  • 4. Limits of the Trinitarian Analysis: Locating Perception in De Trin. 11
  • a. Negative Thesis: Outer Vision Is Not Perception
  • b. Positive Thesis: Perception Is a Hybrid State
  • 5. Memory and the Trinitarian Mind
  • Bibliography
  • The Justice and Mercy of God: Seneca in the Eleventh Century
  • 1. Seneca on Imperial Clemency
  • 2. Anselm: The Justice and the Mercy of God
  • 3. A Common Template?
  • 4. Influence or Reinvention: Seneca in the Eleventh Century?
  • 5. Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Meditating on the Meditations: Al-Ghazali, Teresa of Ávila, Descartes
  • 1. Descartes, Teresa, al-Ghazali
  • a. Descartes
  • b. Teresa
  • c. The Youthful al-Ghazali-The Cognitive Problem
  • d. Al-Ghazali's Second Crisis-The Sufi Challenge
  • e. Further Lessons
  • 2. Cognitive and Moral Certitude
  • 3. Towards an Unsettled Historiography
  • Bibliography
  • Thomas Aquinas on How the Soul Moves the Body
  • 1. Self-Motion and the Grades of Life
  • a. Action among Inanimate Bodies
  • b. The Self-Motion of Plants
  • c. The Self-Motion of Animals and Humans
  • 2. The Diversity of Parts and the Grades of Physical Life
  • a. The Diversity Proper to Living Beings
  • b. An Objection from Divine Simplicity
  • c. How the Soul Moves the Body
  • 3. Conclusion: Situating the Soul Relative to other Principles of Action
  • Bibliography
  • Thomas of Sutton's Intellectualist Doctrine of the Will's Self-Motion
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Thomas Aquinas on Specification, Exercise, and the Will's Self-Motion
  • 3. Thomas of Sutton on Specification and Exercise
  • 4. Thomas of Sutton on the Will's Self-Motion
  • 5. A Development of Aquinas's View?
  • 6. Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Walter Burley on Co-Signification in Opaque Contexts
  • 1. The Challenge of Opacity
  • 2. Direct Signification
  • 3. Real Propositions and Mental Language
  • 4. The Semantics of Propositional Attitude Reports
  • 5. Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Social Powers and Mental Relations: William Ockham on the Semantics and Ontology of Lordship and Ownership
  • 1. The Origin and Nature of Lordship and Ownership
  • 2. The Ontological Status of Ownership
  • a. Reducing Ownership I: Mental Relations
  • b. Reducing Ownership II: 'Owner'-'Ownership' and the Semantics of Abstract and Concrete Terms
  • 3. Is Ownership Real?
  • 4. Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Briefly Noted
  • Notes for Contributors
  • Index of Names

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