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Ethical implications of unity and the divine in Nicholas of Cusa

by David J. De Leonardis

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Published by Council for Research in Values and Philosophy in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nicholas, of Cusa, Cardinal, 1401-1464.,
  • Whole and parts (Philosophy) -- Moral and ethical aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-248) and index.

    StatementDavid J. De Leonardis.
    SeriesCultural heritage and contemporary change., v. 10
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB765.N54 D44 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 265 p. ;
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL680054M
    ISBN 101565181115, 1565181123
    LC Control Number97026585

    Christian ethics as an academic discipline uses these scriptures and traditions in developing and critiquing ethical norms and theories and applying them to ethical issues. Most Christian ethicists agree that the sources for doing ethics include revelation (scripture) and . Ethical Implications of Unity and the Divine in Nicholas of Cusa (), by David J. De Leonardis (PDF at ) Filed under: Universals (Philosophy) The Primary Synopsis of Universology and Alwato: The New Scientific Universal Language (New York: D. Thomas, ), by Stephen Pearl Andrews (multiple formats at ).

    Cusa compares the semitone to the diagonal of a square, that is, an irrational number: “When I consider nothing more than unity in number, then I see uncomposed compositeness, and the coincidence of unity and multiplicity,” he writes. But if I perceive more acutely, then I see the composite unity .   T he Catholic imagination, with its diverse expressions of creativity and its compassed epistemologies of receptivity, refers to the faculty of creatures for critical, contemplative, and intellectual engagement with the living God. It is a habit of making and seeing with a long tradition to consider and continually retrieve. To follow its most articulate commentator, Hans Urs von Balthasar.

    Ethics - Ethics - Problems of divine origin: A modern theist (see theism) might say that, since God is good, God could not possibly approve of torturing children nor disapprove of helping neighbours. In saying this, however, the theist would have tacitly admitted that there is a standard of goodness that is independent of God. Without an independent standard, it would be pointless to say that. In terms of human rights and humanitarian law, the "preeminent ethical principle is the unity of all human beings as equally dignified members of one human family, who in turn can, within a framework of unity, develop and take pride in individual, national, ethnic, or religious identities," writes Prof. Lepard.


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The ethical implications of unity and the divine in Nicholas of Cusa / David J. De Leonardis. — (Cultural heritage and contemporary change. Series I. Culture and values ; vol. 10) Includes bibliographical references and index.

Nicholas, of Cusa, Cardinal, 2. Whole and parts (Philosophy_--Moral and ethical aspects. Ethical Implications of Unity and the Divine in Nicholas of Cusa (Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Change.

Series I, Culture and Values, Vol. 10) Paperback – September 1, byAuthor: David J. De Leonardis. Ethical implications of unity and the divine in Nicholas of Cusa. Washington, D.C.: Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Nicholas, of Cusa Cardinal; Nicholas, of Cusa Cardinal; Nikolaus (von Kues); Nikolaus, von Kues Kardinal: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David J De Leonardis.

Title:: Ethical Implications of Unity and the Divine in Nicholas of Cusa: Author:: De Leonardis, David J. Note: Link: PDF at : Stable link here. Alan of Lille, Nicholas of Cusa, and Riccoldo da Montecroce on Muslim and Jewish Praxis Perspectives on Islam in Italy and Byzantium in the Middle Ages and Renaissance Juan de Segovia on the Superiority of Christians over Muslims: Liber de magna auctoritate episcoporum in concilio generali Cited by: 1.

The historical background --The life of Nicholas of Cusa --The writings of Nicholas of Cusa --The nature of the Conciliar Movement --The philosophic sources --The justification of political authority --The divine and human origin of political authority --The basis of the validity of law --The concept of the church --The structure of the church.

This collection of essays explores the complex relations between Christians and Muslims at the dawn of the modern age. It begins by examining two seminal works by Nicholas of Cusa: De pace fidei, a dialogue seeking peace among world religions written after the conquest of Constantinople inand Cribratio Alkorani (), an attempt to confirm Gospel truths through a critical reading of.

The church, according to Nicholas, is a living unity, a fraternity united to the divine presence symbolized in Christ. As Deity is simple and also light, the shadows and reflections which constitute the world catch and transmit the light only to the degree that they form a universal harmony, the primary reflection of Divine Unity.

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. [God's] seeing is His tasting, seeking, showing mercy, and. Nicholas of Cusa and Times of Transition Nicholas of Cusa () was active during the Renaissance, developing adventurous ideas even while serving as a churchman.

The religious issues with which he engaged – spiritual, apocalyptic and institutional – were to. How is the divine command theory related to ethics and morality. The divine command theory is one of many philosophies of morality and moral behavior. It is a sub-category of moral absolutism, which holds that humanity is subject to absolute standards that determine when acts are right or wrong.

This book uncovers the lost history of Christianity’s encounters with Pythagorean religious ideas before the Renaissance.

The writings of Thierry of Chartres (d. ) and Nicholas of Cusa (d. ) represent a robust Christian Neopythagoreanism that reconceived the Trinity and the Incarnation within the framework of Greek number theory.

Although Nicholas of Cusa occasionally discussed how the universe must be understood as the unfolding of the absolutely infinite in time, he left open questions about any. The saved actually become God. This unusual doctrine lies at the heart of Nicholas of Cusa's () mystical metaphysics.

It is here examined for the first time as a theme in its own right, along with its implications for Cusanus' doctrine of God, his theological anthropology, and his epistemology. Nicholas of Cusa ( – 11 August ), also referred to as Nicholas of Kues and Nicolaus Cusanus (/ k j uː ˈ s eɪ n ə s /), 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.

This address appears in the July 6, issue of Executive Intelligence Review. A Contribution for Nicolaus of Cusa's th Birthday: A Dialogue of Cultures. by Helga Zepp LaRouche [PDF version of this article]The following speech was delivered on May 6,at a conference of the Schiller Institute in Bad Schwalbach, ds have been added.

Nicholas of Cusa, “To the Diet of Frankfurt” in Nichola of Cusa: Writing on Church and Reform. Trans. Thomas M. Izbicki (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, ), Glenn Alexander Magee's pathbreaking book argues that Hegel was decisively influenced by the Hermetic tradition, a body of thought with roots in Greco-Roman Egypt.

Magee traces the influence on Hegel of such Hermetic thinkers as Baader, Böhme, Bruno, and Paracelsus, and fascination with occult and paranormal phenomena. Hegel and the Hermetic Tradition covers Hegel's philosophical corpus. Ethical Implications of Unity and the Divine in Nicholas of Cusa David J.

De Leonardis Snippet view - Virtue's Splendor: Wisdom, Prudence, and the Human Good. iv Purity Is Enlightenment The second Study Guide deals with the aphorism–Purity is Enlightenment.

Swami says that purity is essential for experiencing divinity and everlasting bliss. Nicholas of Cusa’s citations of the Decretum Gratiani and of Aristotle have been modified to correspond with modern editions.] Book II, ch.

That all legislation is based on the natural law, and that all coercion must be brought about by the choice and consent of the subjects, since we are equally free by nature, and that jurisdictions.Divine Difference and Religious Unity: On the Relation Between De docta ignorantia, De pace fidei and Cribratio Alkorani Human liberty as participation in the divine in the work of Nicholas Cusanus.

By Knut Alfsvåg. Download. Front Matter for Nicholas of Cusa and Times of Transition. Nancy J. Hudson Becoming God. The Doctrine of Theosis in Nicholas of Cusa. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press Pp. US$ (cloth ISBN ). Hudson's monograph promises to tackle the philosophy of Nicholas of Cusa from a unique perspective.