God and Reason in the Middle Ages
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God and Reason in the Middle Ages

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The Age of Reason associated with the names of Descartes, Newton, Hobbes, and the French philosophers, actually began in the universities that first emerged in the late Middle Ages (1100 to 1600) when the first large scale institutionalization of reason in the history of civilization occurred. This study shows how reason was used in the university subjects of logic, natura...more
Paperback, 408 pages
Published July 30th 2001 by Cambridge University Press (first published 2001)
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Grant puts his case forward clearly and convincingly, but this book mostly works as an academic work. As a popular history, he never manages to escape the dryness that sadly plagues the work.
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