[asa] Natures article on 12th century influence

From: George Cooper <georgecooper@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Thu Apr 17 2008 - 17:34:08 EDT

Thanks David, I will enjoy reading it. Apparently Aquinas really struggled
with the synthesis of all the revival of Artistotle influence. I hope they
address that, too.

GeorgeA

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From: "David Campbell" <pleuronaia@gmail.com>
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> The latest Nature has an essay on the origins of science, pointing at
> the influx of classical and Muslim scholarship into Europe in the 12th
> century. The essay has enough "warfare of faith and reason"- type
> comments to detract appreciably from its credibility, but it does
> legitimately highlight medieval intellectual activity leading into
> modern science.
>
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