A Short History Of Medieval Philosophy

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By training he was a rhetorician, by profession first a rhetorician and teacher of rhetoric, then later Bishop of Hippo (modern Annaba, or French Bône, in what is now northeast Algeria), where his concerns were pastoral and theological. Philosophy is divided into many sub-fields. Some Neoplatonists also held that the spiritual world, no less than the visible, is composed of matter and form. Another major branch of Western philosophy is ethics, which examines human actions.

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