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    Theories of Justice in Medieval Philosophy ABSTRACT: I discuss the reception of the classical definitions of "the just" in the philosophy of Plato, Aristotle, Cicero and Ulpian by the authors of Latin Medieval philosophy. In the twelfth century we can see an emerging differentiation between philosophical and theological discourse, for example in the work of Peter Abelard. In the thirteenth century, in the philosophical writing of Thomas Aquinas, we find the most important philosophical definition

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    the development or “the story”of Western philosophy, First, we need to look into the three stages of philosophy: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern. Then, we need to look into the two transitions: Ancient to Medieval and Medieval to Modern philosophy. Parker describes these transitions into greater detail. Also, Kenny, and Strauss, In this paper, I will not only be discussing the development of Western philosophy, but the historical standpoint of the how philosophy became what it is now. The ancient Greek

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    narrates. But this is yet another inadequate way, for legends and myths do not mean necessarily that they are true. Perhaps the most successful means of reaching the Indubitable and Immutable is doing philosophy. Originally aiming for a rationalization of Greek primitive and mythological religion, philosophy gradually shifts course to certain areas of human existence and objective topics, viz. reason and senses as discussed by Aristotle in the On The Soul, Plato’s view on the Good and the social classes

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    God's Relentless Pursuit of St. Augustine

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    There is a skit that is used in many Evangelical Christian circles such as churches, youth groups, and camps where there is a person sitting on a stool with Jesus beside them. The stool represents the power to make decisions in the life of the person. The person on the stool asks Jesus to take it from them, but he refuses and tells the person that they have to give it to him. The idea of the skit is to show God will always be there, pursuing the person, but the person has to be the one to decide

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    Comparing Saint Augustine and Charles Taylor's Ideas of Authenticity The notion of authenticity is one of self-fulfillment and Charles Taylor recognizes that there are dangers in accepting modernity’s drive toward self-realization. However, he is not willing to give up on this idea of “authenticity.” In The Ethics of Authenticity, Taylor lays out a system of thought and morals that connect our search for self-realization with our desire towards self-creation. He is attempting to keep a form of

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    Argument Of Saint Anselm

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    In the world today many people have a hard time keeping their mind open being able to think new thoughts that they would have never even considered before. There are many arguments based on the existence or nonexistence of God. Saint Anselm (1033-1109) was a Benedictine monk, Christian philosopher, and scholar who is recognized for many intellectual accomplishments, including his application of reason in exploring the mysteries of faith and for his definition of theology as "faith seeking understanding

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    Many theologies take/ give the existence of God a lot of importance due to their beliefs, and faith. However, some philosophers and theologians thought it is important that to demonstrate the existence of God to those who says that there is no God. The St. Anselm’s ontological Argument is a priori argument for the Existence of God. Anselm’s Ontological Argument had been known as the first Ontological Argument which had been proposed in 1078 by Anselm of Canterbury in his book Proslogion. Although

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    Exposing the Weakness of Saint Anselm of Canterbury’s Ontological Argument In a world of scientific inquiry, atheism, and the assassination of God, we are often neglectful of our Glorious God’s existence. With new theories of neuropsychology, quantum physics, gene therapy, evolution, and psychobiology, we are constantly forced to edge God out of our lives, to be replaced with cold, empty scientific thought. What, with meme theory, genetic predisposition, evolutionary spontaneous generation,

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    Nature Of God Essay

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    The nature of God The factual nature of God (given that He exists as the First Cause) is at all times argued by most Christians. Moreover numerous questions arise on the nature of God. We all know that, at some point we will actually die; yet, we consistently refuse the causes operating within ourselves that looks into the real result of what comes after a person loses his or her life. It is far simpler for humankind to agree that, they will depart to a secure home in Heaven and will be pardoned

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    I have written this very journal as a way to describe the horrors that have continued to spread amongst me and my fellow neighbors during these dreadfully long days and nights. With the coming of this feared plague, many individuals I had known from day to day will no longer appear in the town center, rather, at all. Our God has cursed us with death of the most grim ways and cursed our greatest and most hardworking men to perish. Just yesterday I noticed an ashy rodent scamper across the town center

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