PHEB302 Medieval Philosophy


The course is an introduction to the philosophy and culture of the Medieval West

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Философия (на английски език)


гл. ас. Сергей Стефанов  д-р

Описание на курса:


After completing successfully this course the students will:

1) know:

• the key ideas of the medieval philosophy

• the basic aspects of western medieval culture

2) are capable of:

• applying a historico-philosophical approaches to the analysis of the philosophical ideas

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Език, на който се води курса:

Теми, които се разглеждат в курса:

  1. Introduction: the Fall of the Roman Empire
  2. Religion vs Philosophy: the basic topics
  3. The Christian neoplatonism: Origen and Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite
  4. Augustine of Hippo: Predestination and Freedom of Will
  5. Boethius: the Substance
  6. The Carolingian Renaissance
  7. Anselm’s Ontological Argument
  8. Philosophy of Nature in the 12th century
  9. Medieval Cities and the Rise of the Universities
  10. How to read the scholastic texts? (the nature of scholastic philosophy)
  11. The Philosophy of Thomas Aquinas
  12. The Philosophy of John Duns Scot
  13. The Philosophy in Medieval England: Robert Grosseteste and Roger Bacon
  14. Late Medieval Nominalism : William Occam
  15. The Political Ideas of Medieval Philosophy and Theology

Литература по темите:

Medieval Philosophy. Essential Readings with Commentary, Oxford 2007

The Cambridge History of Medieval Philosophy, vol. 1&2, ed. Robert Pasnau, Cambridge 2010

The Cambridge History of Later Greek and Early Medieval Philosophy, ed. A.H. Armstrong, Cambridge 2008