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Masters of Learned Ignorance

Eriugena, Eckhart, Cusanus (Variorum Collected Studies Series) (Variorum Collected Studies Series) (Variorum Collected Studies Series)

by Donald F. Duclow

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medieval & Scholastic philosophy,
  • Nature & existence of God,
  • Philosophy,
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • General,
  • History,
  • Middle Ages, 600-1500,
  • Neoplatonism,
  • Philosophy, Medieval,
  • Theology, Doctrinal,
  • Christianity - Theology - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9381655M
    ISBN 100860789950
    ISBN 109780860789956

      A book about an unbelievably old man and the wisdom that he has learned throughout the years. Shows the way we grapple with the big questions. Not without problems, but has incredibly high peaks.


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Book Description The medieval Christian West's most radical practitioners of a Neoplatonic, negative theology with a mystical focus are John Scottus Eriugena, Meister Eckhart and Nicholas Cusanus. All three mastered what Cusanus described as docta ignorantia: reflecting on their awareness that they could know neither God nor the human mind.

Get this from a library. Masters of learned ignorance: Eriugena, Eckhart, Cusanus. [Donald F Duclow] -- "The medieval Christian West's most radical practitioners of a Neoplatonic, negative theology with a mystical focus are John Scottus Eriugena, Meister Eckhart and Nicholas Cusanus.

All three mastered. Nature as speech and book in John Scottus Eriugena; Dialectic and christology in Eriugena's Periphyseon; Isaiah meets the Seraph: breaking ranks in Dionysius and Eriugena.

Denial or promise of the tree of life?: Eriugena, Augustine, and Genesis b; Virgins in paradise: deification and exegesis in Periphyseon V / co-authored with Paul A.

Masters of Learned Ignorance book The title of the book announces a general theme that often recurs in the essays gathered here. ‘Learned ignorance’ is a phrase most closely associated with Cusanus, who Masters of Learned Ignorance book it in the title of his first major work of speculative theology, but it goes back to an idea Masters of Learned Ignorance book Pseudo‐Dionysius, a major influence on all three : Bruce Milem.

Table of contents for Masters of learned ignorance: Eriugena, Eckhart, Cusanus / Donald F. Duclow. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.

CONTENTS Preface vii Acknowledgements xi INTRODUCTION I Pseudo-Dionysius, John Scotus Eriugena and Nicholas of Cusa: An Approach to the Hermeneutic.

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