Ty Monroe

I Know You Above All; I Know You Not
St. Maximus the Confessor on Divine and Human Knowledge and Love

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20/2 - Fall 2015, pages 139–156
Date of online publication: 15 juin 2016
Date of publication: 01 juin 2016

Abstract

This essay considers distinct ways of understanding these complexities, specifically by reference to the anthropological and metaphysical thought of St. Maximus the Confessor. Maximus’ understanding of human knowledge and volition and desire are interpreted in light of his commitments concerning doctrine of God, read through his systematic correction of a broadly “Origenist” aversion to metaphysical motion.

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Monroe, Ty. “I Know You Above All; I Know You Not: St. Maximus the Confessor on Divine and Human Knowledge and Love.” Forum Philosophicum 20, no. 2 (2015): 139–156. doi:10.5840/forphil201520214.

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