Philosophy of Sir William Hamilton

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He thus became a symbol of the philosopher who pursued an argument wherever it led to arrive at the truth, no matter what the cost. The great thinkers of this age were theologians first and philosophers second. Accordingly, it has become less general and more specialized. Angels are pure forms and have not matter in their essences; consequently, each angel has a different essence. Due to their misinterpretation, epicureanism today is often equated with sensualistic or greedy hedonism.

Pages: 540

Publisher: Nabu Press (September 3, 2011)

ISBN: 1179371674

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