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NOTES on St. Anselm (circa 1033 to 1109): Proslogion

St. Anselm lived from approximately 1033 to 1109. He was an Italian prelate, the archbishop of Canterbury, and the founder of Scholasticism (which is defined by the Concise Columbia Encyclopedia as the “philosophy and theology of Western Christendom in the Middle … Continue reading

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John Baillie (1886-1960): I am Immortal

One philosopher who argues from a Judeo-Christian standpoint that we are immortal is John Baillie, who was born in Scotland in 1886 and who died in 1960 after a long career in philosophy and theology. During his long career, he … Continue reading

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Emil Brunner (1889-1966): Situationalist Ethics

Emil Brunner (1889-1966) was strongly against legalism. He believed that legalism boxes God in. For example, according to the Old Testament, the Jews are God’s chosen people. A person who was a legalist before the New Testament was written could … Continue reading

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Immanuel Kant (1724-1804): Moral Duty

Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) was interested in duty above all else. He disagreed with the utilitarians, who believed the consequences of an act are what count most. He also disagreed that pleasure and happiness count in determining the moral worth of … Continue reading

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Philosophy for the Masses: Metaphysics and More (Free Download)

Philosophy for the Masses: Metaphysics and More Free Download Here:  https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/about-the-blogger/ Download free eBooks, including books for teachers, by David Bruce here: https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/about-the-blogger/ Free PDF book: Honey Badger Goes to Hell — and Heaven https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/2014/09/29/free-book-honey-badger-goes-to-hell-and-heaven-for-mature-readers/ Check out the rest of  … Continue reading

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Philosophy for the Masses: Ethics (Free Download)

Free download at https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/about-the-blogger/ or http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/374071 Download free eBooks, including books for teachers, by David Bruce here: https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/about-the-blogger/ Free PDF book: Honey Badger Goes to Hell — and Heaven https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/2014/09/29/free-book-honey-badger-goes-to-hell-and-heaven-for-mature-readers/ Check out the rest of  https://davidbruceblog.wordpress.com/ TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface … Continue reading

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