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Women's Studies of the Christian and Islamic Traditions:

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For, suppose it exists in the understanding alone: then it can be conceived to exist in reality; which is greater. ����������� Therefore, if that, than which nothing greater can be conceived, exists in the understanding alone, the very being, than which nothing greater can be conceived, is one, than which a greater can be conceived. For Aristotle, the soul is not trapped in a body but is naturally allied with it. Our challenges lie, as Sartre pointed out, in the choices which involve choosing well, or poorly, for our lives.

Pages: 365

Publisher: Springer; Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1993 edition (October 3, 2013)

ISBN: 9401047278

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