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Nicholas of Cusa (1401-1464): one of the greatest Germans of the 15th century

Klaus Kremer

Nicholas of Cusa (1401-1464): one of the greatest Germans of the 15th century

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Published by Paulinus Verlag GmbH in Trier .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • SEL Library selection,
  • Christliche Religion

  • ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19909999M
    ISBN 10379020076X
    OCLC/WorldCa50232222

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Nicholas of Cusa () was one of the most original thinkers of the Renaissance. This collection examines, from several viewpoints, his speculative thought and reviews his ideas on dialogue with non- Christians in the light of his theories.

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Now available in paperback, this is the first English translation of the most important work of political thought of the fifteenth century. The Catholic Concordance is the first major treatise to argue for consent through representative councils as a major prerequisite for legitimate law and government, and is the most learned and original work associated with the conciliar movement.

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Among his other works are Writings on Church and Reform. A brief (seventy-nine pages), basic introduction to Nicholas of Cusa’s biography, career, sources, and legacy. Originally published as Nikolaus von Kues (–), Einer der grössten Deutschen des The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Nicholas of Cusa (Nicholas, of Cusa, Cardinal, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article.

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He wrote principally on theology, philosophy, and church politics. This volume makes most of Nicholas's other writings on Church and reform available in English for the first time.

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God, he believed, is found in all things, and thus cannot be perceived by man's senses and intellect alone. Nicholas of Cusa, German cardinal, philosopher, and administrator, b. at Cues on the Moselle, in the Archdiocese of Trier, or ; d.

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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. Nicholas of Cusa and Early Modern Reform sheds new light on Cusanus’ relationship to early modernity by focusing on the reform of church, the reform of theology, the reform of perspective, and the reform of method – which together aim to encompass the breadth and depth of Cusanus’ own reform initiatives.

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General principles ; The coincidence of contraries ; The Trinity, and the problem of evil ; Cosmology, and the infinite ; The nature.

NICHOLAS OF CUSA CHAPTER TITLES 1. The perfection of the appearance is predicated truly of the most per-fect God. Absolute Sight encompasses all modes [of seeing]. Things predicated of God do not differ really. God's vision is said to be providence, grace, and eternal life.

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Nicholas of Cusa When all my endeavor is turned toward Thee because all Thy endeavor is turned toward me; when I look unto Thee alone with all my attention, nor ever turn aside the eyes of my mind, because thou dost enfold me with Thy constant regard; when I direct my love toward Thee alone because Thou, who art Love’s self hast turned Thee.

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That corrects. On Learned Ignorance Harries 2 Contents 1. Introduction 3 Book One 2. Learned Ignorance 17 3. The Coincidence of Opposites 30 4.

The Threat of Pantheism 47 5. The Power of Mathematics 61 6. Naming God 76 Book Two 7. The Shape of the Universe 90 Size: 1MB. As the difficulty of Nicholas’s text is well-known and translations diverge noticeably, most of the quotations drawn from one of the translations cited in the bibliography have been compared with the Latin text: Nicholas of Cusa, Opera omnia, Basiliae ex officina Henric Petrina, ]Author: Jean Celeyrette.

Genre/Form: Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bett, Henry, Nicholas of Cusa. London, Methuen & Co. [] (OCoLC) Cusa, Nicholas of: see Nicholas of CusaNicholas of Cusa (Nicolaus Cusanus), ?–, German humanist, scientist, statesman, and philosopher, from cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.

The son of a fisherman, Nicholas was educated at Deventer, Heidelberg, Padua, Rome, and Cologne. Click the link for more as of Cusa.

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