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Arts and Humanities
History of Philosophy
Section 6 - Education
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Where did most schools in the middle ages take place in?
Under Charlemagne, what form of writing was developed?
Writing that involved both upper and lower case letters
Who were the people most likely to be educated?
Members of the Clergy
Who were most of the students in Church schools?
Sons of nobles who were studying for careers in the clergy.
Starting in the 1200's, cathedrals gave rise to _____________________.
What did students in universities study?
- Latin grammar and rhetoric
Why did teachers often read to students?
Books at that time were hand copied and very rare
Why was the Church uneasy about ancient texts?
Ancient writers like the Greek philosopher Aristotle taught that reason, or logical thinking, was the path to knowledge. Church leaders feared that studying such writers might lead people to question its teachings.
What major accomplishment did Thomas Aquinas make?
Thomas Aquinas, an Italian scholar of philosophy and theology, tried to bridge the gap between reason and faith.
* He saw no conflict between faith and reason, because he believed that both were gifts from God.
- Reason, he believed, helped people discover important truths about God's creation.
- Faith, meanwhile, revealed its own truths about God.
What is Natural Law?
The concept that there is a universal order built into nature that can guide moral thinking
Explain how the two supplemented each other?
Natural law, he said, could be discovered through reason alone. Since God had created nature, natural law agreed with the moral teachings of the Bible.
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