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By Steven P Marrone

This ebook is set the advance of scholastic argumentation in thirteenth-century Europe. It strains the increase of a proper version of technological know-how and ensuing lodgings in conventional attitudes in the direction of human cognition, specially in regards to the function of divine illumination. Investigated are ten theologians from Robert Grosseteste to Duns Scotus, all generally linked to a so-called Augustinian present. The research makes a speciality of idea of information and of brain, bearing on either to the account of human realizing of divinity on this planet. Of curiosity to historians of medieval tradition and historians of technology, the e-book lays naked the highbrow changes eventually atmosphere the degree for the emergence of contemporary technological know-how. It moreover advances a singular argument concerning the fact of "Augustinianism" and "Aristotelianism" in high-medieval inspiration.

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