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medieval
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

9 uses
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Definition
relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages
  • Those Indians and medieval men were just as intelligent as we are, but the context in which they thought was completely different.
    Part 1 (35% in)
  • To throw out Hume's conclusions was necessary, but unfortunately he had arrived at them in such a way that it was seemingly impossible to throw them out without abandoning empirical reason itself and retiring into some medieval predecessor of empirical reason.
    Part 2 (41% in)
  • It was the acceptance of the Copernican revolution that distinguishes modern man from his medieval predecessors.
    Part 2 (45% in)
  • The only way they could assimilate it was to abandon the entire medieval outlook and enter into a new expansion of reason.
    Part 2 (84% in)
  • I think present-day reason is an analogue of the flat earth of the medieval period.
    Part 2 (85% in)
  • But if a group of foreign students were brought in, or, say, medieval poems out of the range of class experience were brought in, then the students' ability to rank Quality would probably not correlate as well.
    Part 3 (44% in)
  • He consistently harked back to St. Thomas Aquinas, who had taken Plato and Aristotle and made them part of his medieval synthesis of Greek philosophy and Christian faith.
    Part 4 (15% in)
  • In the Aristotelian tradition as interpreted by the medieval scholastics, man is counted a rational animal, capable of seeking and defining the good life and achieving it.
    Part 4 (16% in)
  • They insisted that no values can be fixed, and that a valid modern philosophy need not reckon with ideas as they are expressed in the books of ancient and medieval times.
    Part 4 (17% in)

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