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The History of Medieval Philosophy

Selected Figures of Scholastic Tradition I

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Ladislav Tkáčik

Calling an epoch Middle Age already involves some sort of judgment. But Middle Ages represent a historic period, in which the identity was established, which was denied by the renaissance, modern world and which however is now being discovered again in its sense and beauty. It is a period in which a co-existence between faith and intellect, between ecclesiastical and profane culture was possible. It was a varied living space in which philosophy, mystique and practice could exist side by side. It is a world which is lost today and which we can get a hold of again only by intellectual appropriation.
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Doc. Ladislav Tkáčik, PhD.

works as a associated professor at the Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy and Arts at Trnava University in Trnava, Slovakia. Her main areas of specialization are the Philosophy of Culture, Phenomenology, Philosophical Hermeneutics and Medieval Philosophy. He published a book on the phenomenology of giveness, Contribution of Emmanuel Lévinas to the Phenomenology of the Gift (2014), and is a co-author of the book Vivat, crescat, floreat… Universitas Tyrnaviensis (2013).

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