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Published by P. Lang in New York .
Written in English


  • God -- History of doctrines.,
  • God -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.,
  • Infinite -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementLeo Sweeney ; foreword by Denis O"Brien.
LC ClassificationsBT98 .S84 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 576 p. ;
Number of Pages576
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL439210M
ISBN 100820440434
LC Control Number98149757

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"Divine Infinity in Greek and Medieval Thought" deals with Hellenic and Hellenistic philosophers such as the Presocratics, Plato, Aristotle, Plotinus, and Proclus, as well as with Eastern Church fathers such as Gregory of Nyssa and John Damascene. Divine infinity in Greek and medieval thought / Leo Sweeney ; foreword by Denis O'Brien. SWEENEY, Leo, S.J., Divine Infinity in Greek and Medieval ThoughtSWEENEY, Leo, S.J., Divine Infinity in Greek and Medieval Thought. [REVIEW] Andrius Valevicius - - Laval Théologique et Philosophique 51 (2)Author: Jason W. Carter. Philosophy of Mathematics; Philosophy of Physical Science; Philosophy of Social Science; Philosophy of Probability; General Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Science, Misc; History of Western Philosophy. History of Western Philosophy; Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy; Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; 17th/18th Century Philosophy; 19th Author: Edward L. Schoen.

This wonder and awe has led him to contemplate God's nature, more specifically, the 'infinity'of His nature. Fr. Sweeney's brilliant work on the infinity of God spans four decades and is given a brilliant explicatio in this tome. I also recommend Fr. Sweeney's AUTHENTIC METAPHYSICS IN AN AGE OF UNREALITY and his recent CHRISTIAN PHILOSOPHY.5/5(2). The Medieval period was one of the richest eras for the philosophical study of religion. Covering the period from the 6th to the 16th century, reaching into the Renaissance, "The History of Western Philosophy of Religion 2" shows how Christian, Islamic and Jewish thinkers explicated and defended their religious faith in light of the philosophical traditions they inherited from the ancient Author: Dermot Moran. In philosophy and theology, infinity is explored in articles under headings such as the Ultimate, the Absolute, God, and Zeno's paradoxes. In Greek philosophy, for example in Anaximander, 'the Boundless' is the origin of all that is. He took the beginning or first principle to be an endless, unlimited primordial mass (ἄπειρον, apeiron). sweeney, leo. divine infinity in greek and medieval thought. new york: peter lang, anne a. davenport Encyclopedia of Science and Religion DAVENPORT, ANNE A.