Robert Grosseteste: On the Six Days of Creation: A

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In fact only God is being; the finite changing world standing over against Him, is becoming. They felt he was having negative affects on the youth of the city of Athens. How should it be understood for the purpose of this inquiry? Caught in the clash between cultural conservatism and innovation, we find a peculiar character: Socrates, the pivotal figure in Greek philosophy and the wisest among Greeks at his time according to the oracle of Delphi.

Pages: 384

Publisher: Oxford University Press (April 24, 1997)

ISBN: 0197261507

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