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In this way God seen is identically God seeing.

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But the thinking is supposed to reflect an ontological dialectic, that is to say, a relationship that is real whether we acknowledge it or not. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. His thought witnesses to his own reading in a variety of predecessors, while side-stepping the methods of the medieval scholastic summae and their typical controversies and arguments.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. There he features God as a mathematician who creates in the Equality of the Divine Word—unfolding as well human beings whose quadrivial mathematics is an image of the divine creativity.

In Search of God and WisdomLeiden: Nicholas supported transfer of the council to Italy to meet with the Greeks, who needed aid against the Ottoman Turks. Our recognition of the limits in our own knowing and its contents can keep us in touch, at least implicitly, with what is beyond our ken in that ideal oneness of knower and known.

Rudotel marked it as to-read May 27, The conference agrees that there can be una religio igonrancia varietate rituumniclas single faith manifested in different rites, as manifested in the eastern and western rites of the Catholic Church. Nicolaus Cusanus on Faith and the Intellect: While Cusanus never surrenders his initial cuss that there is no proportion between infinite and finite, thinking through these later symbols and neologisms lets us see how these indirect means enable some movement of mind and heart towards the divine Mystery with whom we are ever connected.


Health care Schools Universities. God encompasses every thing created in a dialectical outflow and return to God without any creatures ever being identified with the God on whom they depend, that One who remains both present to them yet ever absent and beyond.

Learned Ignorance or D Ben Livshits marked it as to-read Mar 11, Indeed, I have separate reality as a contracted image of God only through my relation to my divine Source. All things are in our mind, but there as likenesses of things. No trivia or quizzes yet. Just as any creature is not other than itself so it is not other than the divine Not-Other.

As knowers we measure the things we know and we also are assimilated or likened in some way to the objects of knowledge. Index Outline Lists of Catholics. Maurice Alvarado Cordero – – Veritas: Sigmund’s capitulation came a few days after Nicholas’s death. Concord and ReformBurlington: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Designating God as the Oppositeness of such opposites can take us from the distinctions and oppositions with which we are familiar to the One who is responsible for there being such oppositions.

Such metaphorical presences and absences of limited things to one another might thus be understood as absent presences or present absences. Aspekte geistiger und sinnlicher Erkenntnis bei Nicolaus CusanusAmsterdam: A Journal of the History of Science Here enfolding and unfolding coincide and we encounter the barrier of the coincidence of opposites.


Alvarado Cordero – – Veritas: Cusanus believes that no knowledge we have is more certain than mathematics, given that it is the construction of our own minds. Columbia University Press, nicolaa P. Nicholas of Cusa proposed to compare the rate of pulses by weighing the quantity of water run nicollas of a water clock while the pulse beat one hundred times. The view of the present author is that both of these interpretations may miss the Neoplatonic context in which Nicholas discusses human knowledge and may underestimate how important philosophical theology is to the Cusan exposition of knowing.

This entry has no external links. But finite change and motion, ontologically speaking, are also matters of more and less and have no fixed maximum or minimum.

Cusanus, Nicolaus [Nicolas of Cusa]

He then moved to the University of Padua where he studied canon law, receiving his Doctor of Canon Law in Cusa’s mystical-religious philosophy was set forth in his essays De Docta Ignorantia Of Learned Ignorancewhich was published in Book 2 uses number to illustrate enfolding and unfolding—as the number series unfolds what is enfolded in the unit, so God unfolds all created things.

But other is not opposed to God from whom it has that it is other. Nicholas of Cusa, by Master of the Life of the Virgin.