Creation as Emanation: The Origin of Diversity in Albert the Great's On the Causes and the Procession of the Universe

University of Notre Dame Pess
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Creation as Emanation examines Albert's reading of The Book of Causes with an eye toward two questions: First, how does Albert view the relation between faith and reason, so that he can identify creation from nothing with emanation from God? And second, how does he understand Platonism and Aristotelianism, so that he can avoid the misreadings of his fellow theologians by finding in a late-fifth-century Neoplatonist the key to Aristotle's meaning?
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About the author

Thérèse Bonin is associate professor and acting chair of philosophy at Duquesne University.

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University of Notre Dame Pess
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Published on
Apr 25, 2001
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Pages
188
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ISBN
9780268159115
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Europe / Medieval
Literary Criticism / Medieval
Religion / Philosophy
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