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1

Seneca

simple life = virtue & reason

2

Cicero

“a room without books is like a room without a soul”

3

Marcus Aurelius

“the happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts”

4

Plotinus

reworking Plato's ideas with Aristotle's influence

5

St. Augustine

“rational thought is the servant of faith” “unless that believe thou shalt not understand”

6

Boethius

translating Aristotle into latin

7

St. Anselm

God can’t think of something greater than himself

8

St. Thomas Aquinas

“if the hand does not move the stick, the stick will not move anything else”

9

John Duns Scotus

3 modes of knowing

10

William of Occam

simplicity is preferred when possible

11

Nicolaus Copernicus

“To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.”

12

Niccolo Machiavelli

"it is far safer to be feared than loved”