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The translator's footnotes have been added by Carl Mickelson. These included even some of Aquinas’s Aristotelian doctrines. The Romans believed in many different gods and goddesses. Al-Azmeh, “Orthodoxy and Hanbalite Fideism,” in Orthodoxy and Heresy, vol. Chinese philosophy as we know it started in the 500's B. Following Anselm, Bonaventure supposed that reason can only discover truth when philosophy is illuminated by religious faith.

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