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Consolation philosophy

Robert C. Gregg

Consolation philosophy

Greek and Christian paideia in Basil and the two Gregories

by Robert C. Gregg

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Published by Philadelphia Patristic Foundation : [sole distributors, Greeno, Hadden] in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Basil, Saint, Bishop of Caesarea, ca. 329-379.,
  • Gregory, of Nazianzus, Saint.,
  • Gregory, of Nyssa, Saint, ca. 335-ca. 394.,
  • Consolation -- History.,
  • Cappadocian Fathers.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert C. Gregg.
    SeriesPatristic monograph series ;, no. 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4905.2 .G73 1975
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 285 p. ;
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5198765M
    LC Control Number75021778

    The Consolation of Philosophy by Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius is the most significant and final work to come from the thinker known as the last of the Romans, the first of the Scholastics. The Consolation of Philosophy dealt with the themes of religion, God, and evil, and how they can coexist. In the book, Boethius talks with Lady Philosophy, who .

    Summary. Philosophy's primary aim is to get Boethius to reconsider his relationship with Fortune. She begins by asking him why he trusts in such a "monster" to begin with. Since change is the very nature of Fortune, after all, nothing she offers can be relied upon. The Consolation of Philosophy stands, by its note of fatalism and its affinities with the Christian doctrine of humility, midway between the heathen philosophy of Seneca the Younger and the later Christian philosophy of consolation represented by Thomas Aquinas. – The book is heavily influenced by Plato and his dialogues (as was Boethius 5/5(1).

    The Consolation of Philosophy Words | 5 Pages. In book III of The Consolation of Philosophy, Boethius establishes the fact that God is the world's helmsman, the divine reason, the supreme good, the origin of all things. He demonstrates that God is omnipotent and omniscient. Nothing more superior can even be conceived of. The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius. This document has been generated from XSL (Extensible Stylesheet Language) source with RenderX XEP Formatter, version Client Academic.


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Philosophy often talks to Boethius about his ‘true home’. Indeed, the Consolation of Philosophy in general functions more as a guidebook for salvaging happiness in the most adverse conditions rather than a theological proof of God's existence or the necessity of evil. One might go so far as to say that Boethius' Lady Philosophy insists upon the existence of God simply because that belief is conducive to Boethius' consolation.

THE CONSOLATION OF PHILOSOPHYEDITORIAL NOTE THE incompatibility of the sufferings of good men, the impunity and success of bad men, with the government of Consolation philosophy book world by a good God, has been a subject of thought among men ever since religion and abstract questions have occupied the thoughts of mankind.

The Consolation of Philosophy is considered widely to be the single most important work from the West during Medieval and early Renaissance Christianity.

Often called the last great Classical work, authored by Boethius while a prisoner awaiting execution, had the goal and intent of preserving ancient classical knowledge, specifically relating to philosophy/5(32).

Other Books Related to The Consolation of Philosophy Boethius references Aristotle’s Physics in his Consolation, but his book is actually far more indebted to the works of Plato, particularly the Timaeus, in which Socrates sets out a theory of the physical and.

The Consolation of Philosophy brings us back to the basic such as our breath. One must respect fortune as long as she is with him/her and be willing to love Lady Fortune even if She decides to leave some day/5(65).

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The Mutable Nature of Fortune I. "As Her Arrogant Right Hand" 2. Fortune Pleads Her Case II. "If the Roused Sea Turns Up" 3. His Good Fortunes III. "When by the Pole the Sun" 4. Fortune and Happiness IV. "Whoever Wishes to Build" 5. Material Goods V. "Happy the Very Great Previous Age" 6. Positions and Power VI.

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Wisdom, Fortune, and Happiness. The Problem of. Summary. If Fortune cannot bring happiness, how can it be found. This is the theme dominating the discussion in Book g less daunted than before, Boethius tells Philosophy he is ready for the stronger "cures" she promised.

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Glory and. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.The Consolation of Philosophy begins with a memorable confrontation between Philosophy, who appears in person, and poetry, represented by the Muses. Clashes between philosophy and the arts, framed more broadly as clashes between cool reasoning and hotheaded emotionality, were nothing new in .