David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
During this sexcentenary of the birth of Nicholas of Cusa, there is an almost ineluctable temptation to super-accentuate Cusa’s modernity—to recall approvingly, for example, that the Neokantian Ernst Cassirer not only designated Cusa “the first Modern thinker”1 but also went on to interpret his epistemology as anticipating Kant’s.2 In this respect Cassirer was following his German predecessor Richard Falckenberg, who wrote: “It remains a pleasure to see, on the threshold of the Modern Age, the doctrine already advanced by Plotinus and Scotus Eriugena, received [by Cusanus] so forcefully that time, numbers, spatial figures, and all categories ... are brought forth out of the creative power of the mind.”3 Others have proclaimed Nicholas to be a forerunner of Spinoza,4 of Leibniz,5 of Hegel,6 and, indeed, of German Idealism generally.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
P. Kleinert (2011). Pursuit of Wisdom and Quantum Ontology. arXiv 3:1111.0749.
Jasper Hopkins, Prolegomena to Nicholas of Cusa's Conception of the Relationship of Faith to Reason.
Jasper Nicholas & Hopkins (2001). Complete Philosophical and Theological Treatises of Nicholas of Cusa.
Oscar Oppenheimer (1972). Der Wahrheitsgehalt mystischer Erfahrung. Oder: Mit Cusanus über Cusanus hinaus. Zeitschrift für Philosophische Forschung 26 (1):29 - 41.
Robert S. Gall (2007). An Environment Friendly God: Response to Nancy Hudson's “Divine Immanence”. [REVIEW] Philosophia 35 (3-4):357-360.
Nancy Hudson (2004). Theosis. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 78 (3):387-397.
Jasper Hopkins (2002). Nicholas of Cusa (1401–1464): First Modern Philosopher? Midwest Studies in Philosophy 26 (1):13–29.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads3 ( #517,294 of 1,781,383 )
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?