The Heroic Enthusiasts - (Gli Eroici Furori) - An Ethical

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She has previously taught at Bristol University and the Australian National University. The meaning and truth of an idea are tested by practical consequences. rationalism. Written philosophy developed in several places in the world independently. Our "sublunar" world is that of matter, made up of the four elements (air, fire, water, earth). The objective content of these arguments were universals, but the goal at which they hoped to arrive was God.

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