Aristotle east and west: Metaphysics and the division of christendom

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Abstract

Winner of the Journal of the History of Ideas's Morris D. Forkosch prize This book traces the development thought about God and the relationship between God's being and activity from Aristotle, through the pagan Neoplatonists, to thinkers such as Augustine, Boethius, and Aquinas (in the West) and Dionysius the Areopagite, Maximus the Confessor, and Gregory Palamas (in the East). The resulst is a comparative history of philosophical thought in the two halves of Christendom, providing a philosophical backdrop to the schism between the Eastern and Western churches.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages297
ISBN (Electronic)9780511482489
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

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© Cambridge University Press, 2009 and David Bradshaw 2004. All rights reserved.

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  • General Arts and Humanities

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