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Calvin and classical philosophy / Charles Partee.

By: Partee, Charles.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, 2005Description: 163 p.ISBN: 0664229158 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564 | Philosophy, Ancient | Christianity -- Philosophy -- HistoryDDC classification: 230/.42/092
Contents:
Calvin and Christian philosophy -- Christian humanism and Christian philosophy -- Calvin's description of Christian philosophy -- Calvin and philosophy -- Reason and experience in epistemology -- Nature and God in ontology -- Soul and body in anthropology -- Rules and contexts in ethics -- Calvin and the philosophers -- Calvin on Aristotle and the Epicureans -- Calvin on Plato and the Stoics -- Calvin on universal and particular providence.
Part One: Calvin and Christian philosophy : Christian humanism and Christian philosophy -- Calvin's description of Christian philosophy -- Part Two: Calvin and philosophy : Reason and experience in epistemology -- Nature and God in ontology -- Soul and body in anthropology -- Rules and contexts in ethics -- Part Three: Calvin and the philosophers : Calvin on Aristotle and the Epicureans -- Calvin on Plato and the Stoics -- Calvin on universal and particular providence.
Review: "This is a thorough study of Calvin's conception of Christian philosophy, his exposition of insights of classical philosophy, and his evaluations of classical philosophers with special attention to the doctrines of providence and predestination."--BOOK JACKET.Summary: This is a thorough study of Calvin's conception of Christian philosophy, his exposition of insights of classical philosophy, and his evaluations of classical philosophers. Special attention is given to the doctrines of providence and predestination. -- Book cover.
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Originally published: Leiden : E.J. Brill, 1977, in series: Studies in the history of Christian thought.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Pt. 1. Calvin and Christian philosophy -- I. Christian humanism and Christian philosophy -- II. Calvin's description of Christian philosophy -- Pt. 2. Calvin and philosophy -- III. Reason and experience in epistemology -- IV. Nature and God in ontology -- V. Soul and body in anthropology -- VI. Rules and contexts in ethics -- Pt. 3. Calvin and the philosophers -- VII. Calvin on Aristotle and the Epicureans -- VIII. Calvin on Plato and the Stoics -- IX. Calvin on universal and particular providence.

Part One: Calvin and Christian philosophy : Christian humanism and Christian philosophy -- Calvin's description of Christian philosophy -- Part Two: Calvin and philosophy : Reason and experience in epistemology -- Nature and God in ontology -- Soul and body in anthropology -- Rules and contexts in ethics -- Part Three: Calvin and the philosophers : Calvin on Aristotle and the Epicureans -- Calvin on Plato and the Stoics -- Calvin on universal and particular providence.

"This is a thorough study of Calvin's conception of Christian philosophy, his exposition of insights of classical philosophy, and his evaluations of classical philosophers with special attention to the doctrines of providence and predestination."--BOOK JACKET.

This is a thorough study of Calvin's conception of Christian philosophy, his exposition of insights of classical philosophy, and his evaluations of classical philosophers. Special attention is given to the doctrines of providence and predestination. -- Book cover.

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