Utopia of Sir Thomas More

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Opposing both the extreme nominalism of Roscelin and the realism of William of Champeaux, Peter Abelard taught a moderate doctrine; he recognized the universal as a symbol to which human beings have attached a commonly agreed significance, based on the similarity they perceive in different objects Avicenna. Truth is a metaphor, an illusion of our perception, which appears real only because we have become so familiar with it. Whereas Descartes made the thinking self to be an objective observer of the universe, and Kant reinforced that idea, Nietzsche effectively dethrones the self from the center of objective reality Nietzsche's Philosophical and Narrative Styles (North American Studies in Nineteenth-Century German Literature and Culture). One need not go so far as to say, with Barthélemy Saint Hilaire, that "Scholasticism, in its general result, is the first revolt of the modern spirit against authority." Nevertheless, one is compelled by the facts of history to admit that there is more truth in that description than in the superficial judgment of the historians who describe Scholasticism as the subordination of reason to authority The Individual and the Cosmos in Renaissance Philosophy. Koetschet, Pauline, « Les maladies de l’âme comme lieu de rencontre entre médecine et philosophie dans les textes arabes médiévaux (IXe-XIe siècle), » Revue de Synthèse, 134.4 (2013) : 421-44 [al-Balkhî, al-Râzî, al-Kindî & Avicenna]. Lalani, Arzina R., « Concept of Light in Ismaili Philosophy, » Ishraq, 5 (2014) : 404-26. Lameer, Joep, « (Ghayr al-ma’lûm yamtani’ al-hukm ‘alayhi) : An Exploratory Anthology of a False Paradox in Medieval Islamic Philosophy, » Oriens, 42.3-4 (2014) : 397-453 [Fakhr al-Dîn al-Râzî, Abharî, al-Tûsî, Shahrazûrî, al-Hillî, Urmawî, Mullâ Sadrâ & Samarqandî] Tractatus Theologico-Politicus (Gebhardt Edition, 1925). Property owners must help the poor (see Ambrose, end of §3 above), and in cases of The doctrine that the source of political authority is the people, who A distinction between Church and State—more exactly, between the priesthood and the power of the emperor, each independent in its own sphere, though the priesthood has the higher function Studies in the Philosophy of William of Auvergne Bishop of Paris 1228-1249 (Marquette Studies in Philosophy).

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