Measure of a Different Greatness: The Intensive Infinite, 1250-1650

Measure of a Different Greatness: The Intensive Infinite, 1250-1650

by Anne Davenport
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004114815

ISBN-13: 9789004114814

Pub. Date: 06/24/1999

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This meticulous account of how divine infinity was rationalized draws a controversial new picture of the scope and place of dualistic spirituality in Western intellectual history by documenting its historic role as a catalyst for innovative scientific reasoning.

Overview

This meticulous account of how divine infinity was rationalized draws a controversial new picture of the scope and place of dualistic spirituality in Western intellectual history by documenting its historic role as a catalyst for innovative scientific reasoning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004114814
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/24/1999
Series:
Studien und Texte zur Geistesgeschichte des Mittelalters Series, #67
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface

1. In the Shadow of Montsegur
2. Thomas Aquinas and the Six-Winged Seraph
3. Infinity and Totality in Henry of Ghent
4. Barefoot for an Infinite God
5. Spiritual Sword and Spiritual Quanta
6. Mirrors and Signs - the Modern Way to Infinity (I)
7. Mirrors and Signs - the Modern Way to Infinity (II)

Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

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