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The Dream of Reason: A History of Philosophy from the Greeks

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Augustine (354–430) held firm to the Christian notions of the human predicament. The Greek philosophical tradition was virtually lost to Europe with the collapse of the Western Roman Empire. For example, the distinction between essence and existence, some of whose associated theses were described above as embodying novel uses of words, was attacked on the grounds that the essence of a thing (a man's humanity) and its existence are (if a real distinction holds between them) two things distinct in the way that Socrates and Plato are two distinct things.

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