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Nicolaus Cusanus, a fifteenth-century vision of man

by Pauline Moffitt Watts

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Published by Brill in Leiden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nicholas, of Cusa, Cardinal, 1401-1464.,
  • Philosophical anthropology -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Pauline Moffitt Watts.
    SeriesStudies in the history of Christian thought ;, v. 30
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB765.N54 W37 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination248 p. ;
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3123841M
    ISBN 109004065814
    LC Control Number82234998

    Nicholas of Cusa, also referred to as Nicholas of Kues and Nicolaus Cusanus, was a cardinal, mathematician, scholar, experimental scientist, and influential philosopher who stressed the incomplete nature of man’s knowledge of God and of the universe. The purpose of my presentation today is to discuss the concept of negentropy expressed by Nicolaus of Cusa in the his book “On the Vision of God In “On the Vision of God,” Cusanus argues that man can attain union with God. These are the ideas which gave rise to a Golden Renaissance in the arts and sciences in the fifteenth century.

      Nicholas of Cusa ( – Aug ), also referred to as Nicolaus Cusanus and Nicholas of Kues, was a German philosopher, theologian, jurist, astronomer, cardinal and mystic of the Catholic Church. One of the first German proponents of Renaissance humanism, he made spiritual and political contributions in European history. A Detailed Critique of Pauline Watts' Nicolaus Cusanus: A Fifteenth Century Vision of Man. Jasper Hopkins - - Philosophy Research Archives 9 () This critique presents important textual, epistemological, and metaphysical considerations that serve to correct Pauline Watts' account of Nicholas of Cusa's "fifteenth-century vision of.

    Nicolaus Cusanus on faith and the intellect: a case study in 15th-Century Fides-Ratio Controversy by K. M Ziebart () Peacemaking and religious violence: from Thomas Aquinas to Thomas Jefferson by Roger A . For an intellectual history, see Pauline Moffit Watts, Nicolaus Cusanus: A Fifteenth-Century Vision of Man (Leiden: E. J. Brill, ). For this trip, see Edmond Vansteenberghe, Le Cardinal Nicolas de Cues (): L'action-la pensie (Paris: Edouard Champion, ), pp. ; Erich Meuthen, Nikolas uon.


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Contents: List of Illustrations; Preface; I. Cusanus' Vision of. Nicolaus Cusanus, a fifteenth-century vision of man (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. Nicolaus Cusanus, a fifteenth-century vision of man. Nicolaus Cusanus, a fifteenth-century vision of man / by Pauline Moffitt Watts.

B N54 W37 Nicolaus Cusanus on faith and the intellect: a case study in 15th-century fides-ratio controversy / by K.M. Ziebart. Nicholas of Cusa ( – Aug ), also referred to as Nicholas of Kues and Nicolaus Cusanus, was a cardinal of the Catholic Church from Germany (Holy Roman Empire), a philosopher, theologian, jurist, mathematician, and an astronomer.

He is widely considered one of the great geniuses and polymaths of the 15th century/5. Nicholas of Cusa () was one of the most illustrious figures of the fifteenth century--a man a fifteenth-century vision of man book imagination spanned the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance to point the way to.

Nicholas of Cusa ( 64), doctor of canon law, church politician and philosopher, was one of the most important thinkers of 15th century Europe. This year marks the sixth centenary of his birth.

Scholars from round the globe gathered in Tokyo for the 19th Cusanus Congress last year; this volume makes their contributions more widely available. Nicholas of Kues ( – 11 August ), also referred to as Nicolaus Cusanus and Nicholas of Cusa, was a German philosopher, theologian, jurist, and of the first German proponents of Renaissance humanism, he made spiritual and political contributions in European history.A notable example of this is his mystical or spiritual writings on "learned ignorance," as well as his.

Description of the book "The Vision of God": Known for his deeply mystical writings about Christianity, Nicholas of Cusa wrote this, his most popular work, against a backdrop of widespread Church corruption.

God, he believed, is found in all things, and thus cannot be perceived by man. Nicholas of Cusa, also referred to as Nicholas of Kues and Nicolaus Cusanus, was a German philosopher, theologian, jurist, and astronomer.

One of the first German proponents of Renaissance humanism, he made spiritual and political contributions in European history. A notable example of this is his mystical or spiritual writings on "learned ignorance," as well as his participation in power struggles between Rome.

Book Overview Known for his deeply mystical writings about Christianity, Nicholas of Cusa wrote this, his most popular work, against a backdrop of widespread Church corruption. God, he believed, is found in all things, and thus cannot be perceived by man's senses and intellect alone.

Nicholas of Cusa and Islam: Polemic and Dialogue in the Late Middle Ages. Edited by Ian Christopher Levy, Rita George-Tvrtković, and Donald F. Duclow (Brill, ). He has the capacity to become increasingly Godlike or Deiform.

In On the Vision of God, Cusanus argues that man can attain union with God. In imitation of Christ, man can become an adopted son of God.

To explicate this capacity in man Cusanus compares it to the capacity for successive increase in both mineral and sensible life. Nicolaus Cusanus, a Fifteenth-Century Vision of Man. Pauline Moffitt Watts - - Brill. Nicolaus Cusanus, A Fifteenth-Century Vision of Man thus makes it possible for those who do not have the time or linguistic skills to read the philosophical-theological works of Cusanus to have access to his thinking.

It includes extensive summaries and analyses of his most important philosophical works, from Learned Ignorance (De Docta Ig. Toronto: Inner City Books. Von Franz; The Red Book: A Reader’s Edition.

C G Jung; Nicolaus Cusanus: A Fifteenth Century Vision of Man. Pauline Watts; Moffitt; The practice of psychotherapy. Included in this collection of Medieval writings are Ray Petry's careful essays on the province and character of mysticism and the history of mysticism from Plato to Bernard of Clairvaux.

Long recognized for the quality of its translations, introductions, explanatory notes, and indexes, the Library of Christian Classics provides scholars and students with modern English translations of some of. In Nicolaus Cusanus on Faith and the Intellect, K.M. Ziebart argues convincingly that Cusanus' epistemology was a direct response to late-medieval debates over the relation between faith and reason--one which sought to resolve these debates by introducing a controversially strong integration of philosophy and theology.

This article explains the method followed by Nicolaus Cusanus (Nicholas of Cusa, –) to develop the theme of difference in relation to identity, and the way in which, following this perspective, Cusanus first comes to formulate a discourse of interreligious dialogue.

Usefully lists some recent and available primary and secondary books for Cusanus, with links to lists of related subjects. Brian A. Pavlac's Scholarship on Cusanus Review of Erich Meuthen, Nicholas of Cusa: A Sketch for a Biography, trans. David Crowner and Gerald Christianson in.

Nicolaus Cusanus, canon lawyer, Catholic cardinal, and arguably the most innovative philosopher-theologian of the fifteenth century, remains a puzzling intellectual figure with his paradox-centered philosophical works which, after a century of.The first two pieces deal with the legal ideas and humanism that affected Cusanus and with some of the problems faced by 15th-century lawyers, including his friends.

The central section of the book also discusses how he reacted to the religious, legal and political issues of his day; Cusanus as reformer of the Church is a theme that runs.Watts's Nicolaus Cusanus is a careful and insightful book.