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Christian philosophy

Christian philosophy is a two-millennia tradition of rational thought as applied to the Christian tradition. No survey article can do more than touch on the most major figures and traditions, each of which are covered in articles of their own. Also there has been considerable interaction with Jewish philosophy and Islamic philosophy that continues into the modern era, e.g. modern Islamic philosophy explores many issues in common with modern Catholic philosophy.

Crucial figures in the history of Christian philosophy are:

The latter two are major figures in Scholastic philosophy which led to: More modern Christian philosophy is effectively indistinguishable from secular philosophy in most methodological respects, although some major figures, e.g. Pope John Paul II, have taken issue with some of these as unethical. See Fides et Ratio for a detailed review of this work.

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See also: ethics, Ethics in the Bible, moral philosophy