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Four Ages of Understanding : the first Postmodern Survey of Philosophy from Ancient Times to the Turn of the Twenty-First Century.

Author: John N Deely
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2014.
Series: Toronto studies in semiotics and communication.
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Deely, John.
Four Ages of Understanding : The first Postmodern Survey of Philosophy from Ancient Times to the Turn of the Twenty-First Century.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John N Deely
ISBN: 9781442675032 1442675039
OCLC Number: 1040689017
Notes: Enter Mr Hyde: The Problem of the External World as the Schizophrenia of Modernity.
Description: 1 online resource (1054 pages)
Contents: Aviso: Why Read this Book?; List of Tables and Illustrations; Reconocimientos; Preface: The Boundary of Time; 1 Society and Civilization: The Prelude to Philosophy; PART ONE: ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY: THE DISCOVERY OF REALITY --
2 Philosophy as Physics; Beginning at the Beginning; Monism --
Pluralism --
Dualism --
Mathematicism: A Theorem from Pythagoras; Requirements and Dilemmas for a Philosophy of Being; Summing Up; 3 The Golden Age: Philosophy Expands Its Horizon; Socrates (469-399BC); Plato (c.427-347BC); Aristotle (384-322BC); Looking Forward to Latinity, First Aspect. 4 The Final Greek Centuries and the Overlap of Neoplatonism with ChristianityThe Founding of Stoicism, and, as Background Thereto, Cynicism; The Stoic Development; Skepticism and Epicureanism; The Counterpoint of Stoicism and Epicureanism in the Last Greek Centuries; Neoplatonism; The Tree of Porphyry; Looking Forward to Latinity, Second Aspect: The Greek Notion of Vjof{rp as Natural Sign --
PART TWO: THE LATIN AGE: PHILOSOPHY OF BEING; 5 The Geography of the Latin Age; Political Geography: The Latin Lebenswelt; Intellectual Geography: Seeing Latinity Whole; 6 The So-Called Dark Ages. Augustine of Hippo (AD354-430)Boethius (c. AD480-524); The Tunnel to Latin Scholasticism; Lights at the End of the Tunnel: Anselm of Canterbury (c.1033-1109), Peter Abaelard (c.1079-1142), Peter Lombard (c.1095-1160); 7 Cresting a Wave: The Second Stage; Albertus Magnus (c.1201-1280); The Splendor of the Latins --
Into the Abyss; 8 The Fate of Sign in the Later Latin Age; Roger Bacon (c.1214-1292); Joannes Duns Scotus (c.1266-1308); William of Ockham (c.1285-1349); The Thicket (i.1349/1529); Domingo de Soto (1495-1569) and the Path Beyond the Thicket; 9 Three Outcomes, Two Destinies. The First Outcome: Pedro da Fonseca (1528-1599)Second Outcome: The Conimbricenses (1606, 1607); The Vindication of Augustine: John Poinsot (1589-1644); One Further Augustinian Heritage: Grammatical Theory and Modistae as a Minor Tradition of Latin Semiotics; The End of the Story in Latin Times and Its Opening to the Future; 10 The Road Not Taken; Stating the Question; Finding a Focus; Adjusting the Focus: Understanding What We Have Found; Conclusion; PART THREE: THE MODERN PERIOD: THE WAY OF IDEAS; 11 Beyond the Latin Umwelt: Science Comes of Age; Questions Only Humans Ask. Reasonable Questions Philosophy Cannot AnswerThe Quarrels between Faith and Reason; Science and Academic Freedom: The Achievement of Modernity; 12 The Founding Fathers: René Descartes and John Locke; René Descartes (1596-1650); John Locke (1632-1704); The Common Heritage of Modern Times (c.1637-1867); 13 Synthesis and Successors: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde; Dr Jekyll Sets Up Shop. The Scientific Side of Modernity: Coming to Terms with Nature; The Philosophical Side of Modernity: Abandoning the Way of Texts.
Series Title: Toronto studies in semiotics and communication.

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