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Neo-Platonism
strand of Platonic thought which was reintroduced and became influential in early Christianity
Emanation
out growth of the contemplative mind
Participation
allows use to come into great knowledge of God
Zoroastrianism
there's a good god and an evil god locked in eternal conflict
Manichaeanism
formed through Zoroastrianism
Monasticism
life lived in solitude
White martyrdom
withdrawal of oneself from the world
Red martyrdom
killed for beliefs
Wrote 'Confessions'
Augustine
Scholasticism
scholarly set of instructional methods
Disputational Model
work through a set of disputed questions and extensive commentary
Montaisne
Wrote the 'Essays'
Optimists
Believed there are certain things we can think about and resolve
Modern Science
Sense of surity or certainty that had not been there before
Stove Heated Room experience
Time of intense meditation in Germant for Rene Descartes
Cartesian System of Thought
Truth is seen in image of a tree (roots, trunk, branches)
British Empiricism
type of theory or formally part of epistemology
Concept empiricism
singling out concepts that apply to some sort of experience
Belief empiricism
for beliefs to have merit they must relate in some fashion to your experience
Published 'Novum Organum' in 1620
Francis Bacon
Tabular rasa
Belief that when you are born your mind is a blank slate