Truth in the Making
Creative Knowledge in Theology and PhilosophyeBook - 2013
Is knowing a purely passive reception of something concrete outside the mind, or when we know something, are we creating something too?Spanning more than 500 years of philosophical enquiry from the Middle Ages to the present day, Robert Miner clarifies modern philosophical conceptions of knowing as making or constructing, and contrasts this view with the theological understanding of knowing as a participation in divine creation. This study demonstrates how 'creative knowledge' has its roots in the theologies of Thomas Aquinas and Nicholas Cusanus. It explores the multiple ways in which.
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource (193 pages)