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Nicomachean Ethics

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Epistemology is concerned with the nature and scope of knowledge, such as the relationships between truth, belief, and theories of justification. Karram, and their followers in the ninth century, had not hesitated to draw from such Qur’anic passages their full logical consequences and to conceive of God, as Ibn Rushd will say later, simply as an “eternal man” endowed with gross corporeal qualities. To establish a community is a central Jewish task. In the 19th century, a number of diverging movements emerged, among them the classical idealism of Hegel, the dialectical materialism of Marx and Engels, the positivism of Comte, and the work of Kierkegaard and Nietzsche, which emphasized the freedom of the individual.

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Publisher: NuVision Publications, LLC (August 10, 2007)

ISBN: 1595478329

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