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Author Ziebart, K. M.

Title Nicolaus Cusanus on faith and the intellect : a case study in 15th-Century Fides-Ratio Controversy / by K.M. Ziebart
Published Boston : Brill, 2014
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Series Brill's studies in intellectual history, 0920-8607 ; VOLUME 225
Brill's studies in intellectual history ; VOLUME 225. 0920-8607
Contents Introduction. Methodological considerations & organization of study ; Nicolaus Cusanus and fides-ratio Dialectic in the fifteenth century ; Representations of faith and reason in Cusan thought and the appearance of a problem ; Previous scholarship on the relationship of faith and reason in Cusan thought -- Faith and reason in the debates and controversies surrounding the reception of Cusanus' works by his contemporaries. The Cusanus-Wenck debate ; The Tegernsee debate ; Conclusion to part I : Cusanus' debates with Wenck and Aggsbach against the background of fifteenth-century theological controversy -- Beyond the debates : faith and reason as mirrored in Cusanus' philosophy and theology. The philosopher and the idiot : the role of Aristotelian ; The articulation of faith and reason in Cusan prediction ; Conclusion : conflict or coherence? The fusion of faith and reason in Cusan philosophy and theology -- Appendices. Chronological list of letters and works related to the "Tegernsee" debate on mystical theology ; Edition and translation of excerpt from Johannes Wenck's letter to John of Gelnhausen, 1442 (Wenck's summary of the 17 'proposals' of Hans Franckfurter) ; Translation of excerpt from letter of Vincent of Aggsbach to John Schlitpacher (of Weilheim), February 25, 1451 ; Translation of excerpt from the Impugnatorium Laudatorii in letter of Vincent of Aggsbach to John Schlitpacher (of Weilheim), Dec. 19, 1454 ; Translation of excerpt from letter of Vincent of Aggsbach to John Schlitpacher (of Weilheim), June 26, 1459 ; Translation of letter of Vincent of Aggsbach to John Schlitpacher (of Weilheim), Die 8. Michaelis, 1460 ; Letter of Thomas Papler (prior of Aggsbach) to John Schlitpacher (of Weilheim) ; Translation of notes made by John Schlitpacher (of Weilheim) and Leopold Wydemann summarizing the stages of the debate and listing the respective major treatises and letters involved
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Nicholas, of Cusa, Cardinal, 1401-1464.
Faith and reason -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9004252142 (electronic bk.)
9789004252141 (electronic bk.)