Before Science: The Invention of the Friars' Natural Philosophy (review)

@article{Resnick1998BeforeST,
  title={Before Science: The Invention of the Friars' Natural Philosophy (review)},
  author={Irven Michael Resnick},
  journal={Journal of the History of Philosophy},
  year={1998},
  volume={36},
  pages={623 - 625}
}
113os is brilliantly incisive. Particularly insightful are his comments about the evolution of Abelard 's unders tanding of concepts like "the will" and "charity." He includes a fascinating excursus on the influence of Heloise on the evolution of Abelard 's ethical thinking in the 1 t 3os, and a softening of the r igorous idealism of his Christian Theology, composed before he had transferred control of the Paraclete to Heloise. The strength of this book lies in the acuity of its analysis of… CONTINUE READING