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Dualism and non-dualism in medieval theology and philosophy

Petrus Franciscus Maria Fontaine

Dualism and non-dualism in medieval theology and philosophy

by Petrus Franciscus Maria Fontaine

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Published by Gopher publ. in Groningen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Middle Ages -- Europe -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementP.F.M. Fontaine.
    SeriesLight and the dark -- v. 21
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxviii, 448 p.
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20333814M
    ISBN 109051792743
    ISBN 109789051792744

    The words 'me,' 'mine,' 'you,' 'yours,' can mislead us into feeling separate from other people. This book is an exhilarating contribution to the spirituality of non-duality or non-separation. Meister Eckhart, Mother Julian of Norwich and Thomas Traherne are interpreted as 'theopoets' of the body/soul who share a moderate non-dualism. Their work is brought within the ambit of non-dual Hinduism. -- v. Imperialism in medieval history I, dualism in byzantine history and dualism in islam -- v. Imperialism in medieval history II, dualism in german history I. -- v. Imperialism in medieval history III, dualism in german history II. -- v. Dualism and non-dualism in medieval theology and philosophy.

    From the Jacket The religious history of India has expressed itself in terms of what has come to be known as the Great Tradition and the Little Tradition. It is the synthesis of these two traditions that has given rise, through the process of evolution, to the present-day Hinduism. It is with this absorptive spirit of Hinduism with which this book deals by pointing out as to how Saivism. This chapter uses a comparison and contrast of Swinburne’s dualism and medieval hylomorphisms to expose some strategic theoretical choices that Swinburne has made. Among other things, he forwards a thin view of substance, a reduction of natural kinds to res cogitans and res extensa, and an isolation of teleological explanation to the plans and choices of Divine and human rational agents.

      Platonic dualism means the separation Plato posited between the body and the soul and the separation he posited between our world of visible matter and the invisible world of what he called The Forms. For Plato, the visible world around us was not. Also in my Philosophy book, it says that opposite to medieval scholastic dualism is the belief that the world is a totality which consists of forces of sympathy (love) and antipathy (hate), how is it opposite to medieval scholastic dualism, what is medieval scholastic dualism .


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Dualism and non-dualism in medieval theology and philosophy by Petrus Franciscus Maria Fontaine Download PDF EPUB FB2

It is in this universal light that Christianity and the Doctrine of Non-Dualism was articulated. Though this book on 'Christian Ved'nta' is modest in its length, it is dense in its scope and reflection.

The book begins with a thorough and insightful 4/4(5). Book Review by Harry Oldmeadow Christianity and the Doctrine of Non-Dualism A Monk of the West Trans. Alvin Moore, Jr. & Marie M. Hansen Sophia Perennis, ;pp, $ Review published in Sophia Perennis,in Sacred Web 15 (Vancouver), T he comparison of religious forms from different traditions is a perilous enterprise.

Question: "What is dualism?" Answer: In theology, the concept of dualism assumes that there are two separate entities—good and evil—which are equally powerful. In “Christian” dualism, God represents the good entity and Satan represents the evil entity. However, the truth is that even though Satan has some power, he is no equal to God Almighty, for he was created by God as an angel.

Theological Dualism synonyms, Theological Dualism pronunciation, Theological Dualism translation, English dictionary definition of Theological Dualism. English dictionary definition of Theological Dualism. The condition of being double; duality. Philosophy The view that the world consists of or is explicable as two fundamental.

Context: The short history of the reception of the philosophy of non-dualism in science is a history of misunderstandings and cursory reception -- the latter especially concerns Mitterer's main work Das Jenseits der Philosophie (The Beyond of Philosophy, which still has not been translated into English).

ogy, culture, and philosophy. Hinduism has several schools including Advaita Vedanta which has a non-dualism ap-proach. The profound Hinduism explained in this paper is based on the non-dualism approach or Advaita Vedanta.

We also briefly introduce other schools of Hinduism. The connection of Hinduism to other Indian schools and other. The lucidity and clarity of the presentation of the material are remarkable, and they make the book highly accessible to the general reader as well as to the specialist." Theology "The present volume is a fine comprehensive introduction to medieval theology and introduces students to the major individual theologians of that s: 4.

This entry concerns dualism in the philosophy of mind. The term ‘dualism’ has a variety of uses in the history of thought.

In general, the idea is that, for some particular domain, there are two fundamental kinds or categories of things or principles. The English term Non-dualism has also been applied to several other mystical traditions including Tibetan Dzogchen, the Christian Meister Eckhardt and Sufi ibn ‘Arabi, Chinese Chan and Japanese Zen.

In the 20th Century, a number of Indian and Euro-American soi. Dualism designates “two parts” and is the position that the universe consists of two opposing principles--though not limited to only two. There are variations within dualism. Moral dualism would see the opposites of good and evil.

Personal dualism would deal with the human being as. Dualism in Greek literature and philosophy in the fifth and fourth centuries B.C. Imperialism in medieval history I. Dualism in Byzantine History, and Dualism in Islam, Gnostic-dualistic tendencies in the history of medieval Europe; v.

Dualism and non-dualism in medieval theology and philosophy; Subjects. Subject. The dualism between God and Creation has existed as a central belief in multiple historical sects and traditions of Christianity, including Marcionism, Catharism, Paulicianism, and other forms of Gnostic Christianity.

Christian dualism refers to the belief that God and creation are distinct, but interrelated through an indivisible bond. However, Gnosticism is a diverse, syncretistic religious. The book begins with a thorough and insightful Preface by the late perennialist Alvin Moore, Jr.

The work consists of eight chapters and a Forward: 'Philosophical Monism and Non-Dualism', 'I am Brahma', 'In All Things Like Unto Men', 'Without Me You Can Do Nothing', 'Who am I?', 'I am not the Christ', 'East and West' and the Conclusion.

According to Dasgupta and Mohanta, non-dualism developed in various strands of Indian thought, both Vedic and Buddhist, from the Upanishadic period onward. The oldest traces of nondualism in Indian thought may be found in the Chandogya Upanishad, which pre-dates the earliest Buddhism.

For two thousand years Christians of all stripes (clergy and laypersons, scholars and uneducated, young and old, and across denominations) have traditionally understood human beings to be composed of two substances: a physical body and a spiritual soul.

While some have argued that the non-physical substance includes two different kinds of non-body parts (i.e., a soul and a separate spirit. In the philosophy of mind, mind–body dualism denotes either the view that mental phenomena are non-physical, or that the mind and body are distinct and separable.

Thus, it encompasses a set of views about the relationship between mind and matter, as well as between subject and object, and is contrasted with other positions, such as physicalism and enactivism, in the mind–body problem.

VishishtAdvaita (literally "Advaita with uniqueness; qualifications") is a non-dualistic school of Vedanta philosophy. It is non-dualism of the qualified whole, in which Brahman alone exists, but is characterized by multiplicity.

It can be described as qualified monism or qualified non-dualism or attributive monism. It is a school of Vedanta. Hindu philosophy also includes several sub-schools of theistic philosophies that integrate ideas from two or more of the six orthodox philosophies, such as the realism of the Nyāya, the naturalism of the Vaiśeṣika, the dualism of the Sāṅkhya, the non-dualism and knowledge of Self as essential to liberation of Advaita, the self-discipline.

Dualism in Metaphysics is the belief that there are two kinds of reality: material (physical) and immaterial (spiritual).In Philosophy of Mind, Dualism is the position that mind and body are in some categorical way separate from each other, and that mental phenomena are, in some respects, non-physical in nature.

It can be contrasted (both as a metaphysical concept and as regards Philosophy of. This is an excellent question. But the answer to the question demands a complex answer and that is probably too much for most people to handle. But we can attempt to give a short summary.

The reason the answer is complex is that we must unders. Julian’s theology is decisively non-dualistic (as is that of all authentic mystics). She is non-dualistic as we have seen when dealing with sensuality and substance, body and soul, matter and spirit, the Divine and creatures including the human (“between God and the human there is no between” she tells us).

Another dualism that she takes Julian on the Non-dualism of Nature and Grace. This book was written in before the Nag Hamadi codices were found or publicised, so the references to Gnostic ideas and the history of the heretical mainly dualist churches between about AD and the rise and fall of the Cathars - AD is narrated essentially as history rather than s: Dualism - Dualism - Themes of religious dualism: Among the various themes of religious dualism, the opposition between sacred and profane is also important.

This distinction, appearing in some sense in nearly every religion, must be particularly acute, however, to qualify a religion as dualistic. Such an intensification of the sacred-profane opposition to the point at which it becomes a.