By Stephen F. Brown
The center a long time is frequently seen as a interval of low highbrow fulfillment. The identify itself refers back to the time among the excessive philosophical and literary accomplishments of the Greco-Roman global and the technological advances that have been accomplished and philosophical and theological choices that have been formulated within the sleek international that undefined. in spite of the fact that, having produced such nice philosophers as Anselm, Peter Abelard, John Duns Scotus, William of Ockham, Peter Lombard, and the towering Thomas Aquinas, it infrequently turns out reasonable to label the medieval interval as such.
Examining the impression of historic Greek philosophy in addition to of the Arabian and Hebrew students who transmitted it, the Historical Dictionary of Medieval Philosophy and Theology offers the philosophy of the Christian West from the ninth to the early seventeenth century. this is often complete via a chronology, an advent, appendixes, a bibliography, and 1000's of cross-referenced dictionary entries at the philosophers, ideas, matters, associations, and occasions, making this an immense reference for the learn of the development of human notion.