Wonder and skepticism in the Middle Ages

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Wonder and Skepticism in the Middle Ages explores the response by medieval society to tales of marvels and the supernatural, which ranged from firm belief to outright rejection, and asks why the believers believed, and why the skeptical disbelieved. Despite living in a world whose structures more often than not supported belief, there were still a great many who disbelieved, most notably scholastic philosophers who began a polemical programme against belief in marvels.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon ; New York
PublisherRoutledge, Taylor and Francis Group
Number of pages236
ISBN (Electronic)9781317430346
ISBN (Print)9781138892033
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameRoutledge Research in Medieval Studies


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