The Classic Jewish Philosophers: From Saadia Through the

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A History of Twelfth-Century Western Philosophy. From the 6th century bc, Chinese philosophy was largely dominated by Confucianism and Taoism. An I-Thou relation is one between two subjects (persons) and is marked by reciprocity and mutuality. This is very much like Thomas Aquinas's picture of two powers leading mankind toward the goals of human life in ordered hierarchy, one using natural means and the other supernatural.

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Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers (December 1, 2008)

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