HoP 208 - Get Thee to a Nunnery - Heloise and Abelard

January 25th, 2015

Peter Abelard and Heloise prove themselves to be fascinating thinkers as well as star-crossed lovers.

HoP 207 - All or Nothing - The Problem of Universals

January 18th, 2015

Abelard and other logicians of the 12th century argue over the status of universals: are they words or things?

HoP 206 - Eileen Sweeney on Anselm

January 11th, 2015

Anselm expert Eileen Sweeney discusses his approach to philosophy and the devotional aspect of his works.

HoP 205 - Somebody’s Perfect - Anselm’s Ontological Argument

January 4th, 2015

The most famous argument in medieval philosophy is Anselm's proof of God's existence. But how is it supposed to work?