Illuminating Modern Western Skepticism

@inproceedings{Murphy2019IlluminatingMW,
  title={Illuminating Modern Western Skepticism},
  author={N. Murphy},
  year={2019}
}
  • N. Murphy
  • Published 2019
  • Philosophy
  • Illuminating Modern Western SkepticismNancey Murphy*The goal of this article is to explain how the concept of Illumination came to be a source of skepticism in the modern West. In ancient and medieval Christian thought it was essentially tied not only to Plato’s philosophy, but especially to Augustine’s invention of the notion that the soul is an inner chamber containing all his knowledge, but also the locus of his encounter with God. The concept of the soul or mind as an inner chamber re… CONTINUE READING

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