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a review by Carroll Quigley in The Washington Sunday Star, August 12, 1962, This is the second volume of a four volume History of Philosophy written under the general editorship of Etienne Gilson. He is absolute possibility as well............ it is because God wants it that way.......................................................... .......... The head of the school generally taught dialectic, and out of his teaching grew both the manner of philosophizing and the system of philosophy that prevailed during all the Middle Ages.

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