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Author Rubenstein, Richard E.

Title Aristotle's children : how Christians, Muslims, and Jews rediscovered ancient wisdom and illuminated the Middle Ages / Richard E. Rubenstein.

Imprint Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, 2004, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    189.4 RUB    Available
Edition 1st Harvest ed.
Description xii, 368 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Note "A Harvest book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-350) and index.
Contents Prologue : the medieval star-gate -- "The master of those who know" : Aristotle rediscovered -- The murder of "Lady Philosophy" : how the ancient wisdom was lost, and how it was found again -- "His books have wings" : Peter Abelard and the revival of reason -- "He who strikes you dead will earn a blessing" : Aristotle among the heretics -- "Hark, hark, the dogs do bark" : Aristotle and the teaching friars -- "This man understands" : the great debate at the University of Paris -- "Ockham's razor" : the divorce of faith and reason -- "God does not have to move these circles anymore" : Aristotle and the modern world.
Subject Aristotle -- Influence.
Faith and reason -- Christianity -- History of doctrines.
ISBN 0156030098 (pbk.)

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