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Scholasticism and Western ‘disenchantment’

Stephen Boulter

Stephen Boulter is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Ethics, Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is author of The Rediscovery of Common Sense Philosophy (2007) and Metaphysics from a Biological Point of View (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Why Medieval Philosophy Matters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... of departure from developmental biology, see Raff (1996), West-Eberhard (2003) and Boulter (2002). These principles are knowable largely through empirical means. That is, rightness and wrongness are not determined by a priori reflection, nor...

Introduction: Why philosophy matters

Stephen Boulter

Stephen Boulter is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Ethics, Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is author of The Rediscovery of Common Sense Philosophy (2007) and Metaphysics from a Biological Point of View (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Why Medieval Philosophy Matters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... departments ever paid much attention. But when scientists raise doubts about the value of philosophy, when prominent figures like Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow say ‘Philosophy is dead’, and that ‘scientists have become the bearers...

The scholastics and arguments for the existence of God

Stephen Boulter

Stephen Boulter is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Ethics, Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is author of The Rediscovery of Common Sense Philosophy (2007) and Metaphysics from a Biological Point of View (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Why Medieval Philosophy Matters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Anyone arguing for the enduring philosophical value of scholasticism must counter the impression that the scholastics uncritically accept Catholic doctrine, and routinely rely upon invalid arguments for the existence of God. After some...

Scholasticism and common sense

Stephen Boulter

Stephen Boulter is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Ethics, Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is author of The Rediscovery of Common Sense Philosophy (2007) and Metaphysics from a Biological Point of View (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Why Medieval Philosophy Matters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... of Cartesianism is quite complicated. For one view which finds its roots deep in the Middle Ages see Boulter (2011, pp. 617–41). More on this in Chapter 4. From now on philosophers had to offer proofs for beliefs that used to be taken...

The meta-philosophy of scholasticism

Stephen Boulter

Stephen Boulter is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Ethics, Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is author of The Rediscovery of Common Sense Philosophy (2007) and Metaphysics from a Biological Point of View (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Why Medieval Philosophy Matters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... to these questions are pivotal for one’s understanding of the history of philosophy. I have dealt with this topic at length elsewhere, so a brief recap of key events will suffice here.See Boulter (2002, pp. 67–86; 2011, 617–41). The gist...

Scholasticism on the various kinds of distinction

Stephen Boulter

Stephen Boulter is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Ethics, Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is author of The Rediscovery of Common Sense Philosophy (2007) and Metaphysics from a Biological Point of View (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Why Medieval Philosophy Matters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In the last chapter I set out the scholastic project of synthesizing Faith and Reason, religion and philosophy, Augustine and Aristotle. I presented this project as adopting Aristotle’s aporetic method insofar as it deals...

Scholasticism and the sciences

Stephen Boulter

Stephen Boulter is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Ethics, Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is author of The Rediscovery of Common Sense Philosophy (2007) and Metaphysics from a Biological Point of View (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Why Medieval Philosophy Matters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Many still labour under the false impression that medieval thought was inimical to the sciences, and that the sciences did not begin to flourish until scholasticism was overthrown. This view has now been so thoroughly discredited...