The Nature of Natural Philosophy in the Late Middle Ages

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Stern, Isaac Israeli a Neoplatonic Philosopher of the Early Tenth Century: His Works Translated with Comments and an Outline of His Philosophy. These two forms of Chinese Buddhism co-existed with popular Taoist and Confucian religions until Confucianism--the religion of the upper classes--slowly absorbed the other religions into itself. The most important book of Denis, which dealt with the names that can be applied to God, exemplified his negative theology. The details of how these principles should be interpreted have been subject to discussion since Peirce first conceived them.

Pages: 355

Publisher: The Catholic University of America Press (April 6, 2010)

ISBN: 0813217385

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