Even if completely confident of the reality of Christianity, Anselm of Canterbury struggled to make feel of his faith. He thought of the doctrines of religion a call for participation to query, to imagine, and to profit; and he committed his lifestyles to confronting and knowing the main elusive elements of Christianity. His writings on issues reminiscent of unfastened will, the character of fact, and the life of God make Anselm one of many maximum theologians and philosophers in background, and this translation presents readers with their first chance to learn his most crucial works inside a unmarried volume.
About the Series: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made on hand the broadest spectrum of literature from worldwide. every one cheap quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, supplying the main actual textual content plus a wealth of alternative important beneficial properties, together with specialist introductions by means of prime gurus, voluminous notes to explain the textual content, updated bibliographies for additional learn, and lots more and plenty more.
Read or Download Anselm of Canterbury: The Major Works (Oxford World's Classics) PDF
Similar Ancient Medieval Literature books
Crucial passages from the works of 4 "fathers of history"—Herodotus's historical past, Thucydides' historical past of the Peloponnesian warfare, Xenophon's Anabasis, and Polybius's Histories.
Aristotle's probing inquiry into a few of the basic difficulties of philosophy, The Metaphysics is likely one of the classical Greek foundation-stones of western proposal The Metaphysics offers Aristotle's mature rejection of either the Platonic idea that what we understand is simply a faded mirrored image of fact and the hard-headed view that each one procedures are finally fabric.
With stylistic brilliance and historic mind's eye, the 1st 5 books of Livy's enormous background of Rome checklist occasions from the basis of Rome in the course of the heritage of the seven kings, the institution of the Republic and its inner struggles, as much as Rome's restoration after the fierce Gallic invasion of the fourth century B.
This booklet is an English model of 2 sequence of hugely acclaimed introductory lectures given via the nice Swiss linguist and classical philologist Jacob Wackernagel (1853-1938) on the college of Basle in 1918-19 on facets of Greek, Latin, and German as languages. Out of print in German considering 1996, those lectures stay the simplest on hand creation, in any language, not just to Greek, Latin, and comparative syntax but additionally to many issues within the heritage and pre-history of Greek and Latin, and their family with different languages.
Additional resources for Anselm of Canterbury: The Major Works (Oxford World's Classics)