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Author Rubenstein, Richard E.

Title Aristotle's children : how Christians, Muslims, and Jews rediscovered ancient wisdom and illuminated the Dark Ages / Richard E. Rubenstein.

Imprint Orlando : Harcourt, 2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection Harmon  189.4 R823a 2003    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 368 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-350) and index.
Contents Prologue : the medieval star-gate -- "The master of those who know" : Aristotle rediscovered -- The murder of "Lady Philosophy" : how the ancient wisdom was lost, and how it was found again -- "His books have wings" : Peter Abelard and the revival of reason -- "He who strikes you dead will earn a blessing" : Aristotle among the heretics -- "Hark, hark, the dogs do bark" : Aristotle and the teaching friars -- "This man understands" : the great debate at the University of Paris -- "Ockham's razor" : the divorce of faith and reason -- "God does not have to move these circles anymore" : Aristotle and the modern world.
Summary Describes how the translation of Aristotle's work in the 12th century and its spread through Europe sparked a conflict between faith and reason that continues to haunt western society today. --From publisher description.
Subject Aristotle -- Influence.
Faith and reason -- Christianity -- History of doctrines.
Aristote -- Influence.
Aristotle. (OCoLC)fst00029885
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) (OCoLC)fst00972484
Scholasticism. (OCoLC)fst01106919
ISBN 0151007209

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