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Peter Abelard (1079-1142)
Martin Jenkins looks at the life, love and logic of a medieval free thinker.
[Issue 134 :: October/November 2019 :: Brief Lives]
Carol Nicholson looks at philosophical themes in The Name Of The Rose. (WARNING: CONTAINS PLOT SPOILERS.)
[Issue 129 :: December 2018 / January 2019 :: Arts & Letters]
Paolo Sarpi (1552-1623)
Gerald Curzon reviews the life and opinions of the original New Atheist.
[Issue 101 :: March/April 2014 :: Brief Lives]
Giordano Bruno (1548-1600)
Dale DeBakcsy delves into the secret origins of modern philosophy.
[Issue 98 :: September/October 2013 :: Brief Lives]
Augustine’s Choice: The Lord of Light or the Light of the Lord?
Charles Natoli considers whether St Augustine had any better reason to convert to Christianity than remain a Manichean.
[Issue 71 :: January/February 2009 :: Articles]
Time and the Medieval World
Arnold A. Smith II thinks there’s always time to consider eternity.
[Issue 62 :: July/August 2007 :: Personal Identity & Time]
William of Ockham: Defending the Church, Condemning the Pope
Ian Smith on why Ockham thought the Pope wasn’t a Catholic.
[Issue 56 :: July/August 2006 :: Heresy]
The Ontological Argument and the Sin of Hubris
Toni Vogel Carey’s answer to the most argued-over argument for the existence of God.
[Issue 53 :: November/December 2005 :: Articles]
History of Jewish Philosophy
Ralph Blumenau considers the long and distinguished history of Jewish Philosophy.
[Issue 51 :: June/July 2005 :: Books]
A Bale of Woe
The name of the medieval logician Jean Buridan (c.1295-1358) is forever linked to a curious problem in decision-making. Peter Cave recounts his own sad but instructive meeting with Buridan’s Ass.
[Issue 50 :: March/April 2005 :: Short Story]