Hypatia (? - 415)
She was a teacher, philosopher,
mathematician, scientist, and head of a Neoplatonic
A Christian mob, possibly monks, stripped her naked
and dragged her through the streets to a church. She
was cut to death with sharp shells or pot fragments.
Johannes Scotus Eriugena (810-877)
Born in Ireland
Not to be confused with
1. He was a Neoplatonist.
2. God encompasses all
reality at once, and is not separate.
then is change or temporal reality possible?
there is evil in the world?
Augustine he held that evil is the absence of good,
or a limited viewpoint.
3. Everything happens
out of necessity.
4. Everything flows from
God, and returns to God.
5. God is
infinite, perfect, a unity, a oneness that
transcends all categories, so
only be apprehended by a mystical experience - not
6. His books were condemned