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dc.creator Edward Grant 2005-06-29T18:39:13Z 2005-06-29T18:39:13Z 1999-07-28
dc.identifier.other Collection C184
dc.description Lecture was delivered at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University on July 28, 1999. en
dc.description.abstract During the Middle Ages, the relations between science and religion are much more appropriately represented by the relations between natural philosophy and theology. Although there were recognizable sciences in the Middle Ages astronomy, optics, and statics, for example which had some relationship with theology, it was natural philosophy that had the most significant connection. In order to grasp the relationship between natural philosophy and theology, it is advisable to treat each discipline independently in two phases. Thus I shall first consider natural philosophy from two aspects: the first will be about the nature of the discipline itself, followed by the second aspect which will determine the extent to which natural philosophy was affected by theology. Theology will be treated similarly. I shall first convey a sense of theology as a discipline, and then describe how it was affected by natural philosophy and, to a lesser extent, logic, that is, how theology was affected by the two most important, widely studied, secular disciplines in the Middle Ages. en
dc.description.sponsorship Lecture delivered as part of the John Templeton Oxford Seminares in Science and Christianity held in the period from July 19-August 13, 1999. en
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject Medieval en
dc.subject Middle ages en
dc.subject Natural philosophy en
dc.subject Religion en
dc.subject Christianity en
dc.subject Aristotle en
dc.subject John Buridan en
dc.subject Andrew Cunningham en
dc.subject Albertus Magnus en
dc.subject Thomas Acquinas en
dc.subject Isaac Newton en
dc.subject Theology en
dc.subject Peter Lombard en
dc.subject Gregory of Rimini en
dc.title Natural Philosophy and Theology in the Late Middle Ages: A Surprising Relationship? en
dc.type Presentation en

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