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This quantity offers with contrasting advancements within the interval among 1400-1550. it truly is person who is characterised through a look for better own liberty and extra possibilities for inventive expression, at the one hand, and a quest to safe balance through constructing binding norms, at the different.

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38 However, different types of prudence can be distinguished. In a strict sense, prudence is defined as providing for one’s proper needs. 39 For Jacob, there exists a clear hierarchy within the five intellectual virtues that Aristotle mentions, which he sees as corresponding to the hierarchy of activities typical of human beings. Jacob thinks that human beings imitate God in all their activities. 40 But the arts and crafts, prudence, and acquired wisdom are not only different in the way that they imitate God but also in the way they stand in a hierarchical relationship to each other.

It needs to be stressed that musica is not to be confused with musical composition or performance per se, even though it can, and indeed should, form their basis. 5 Consequently, it is required to vindicate its doctrines and norms in a similar way through the reference to authorities, the import of principles from disciplines of a higher order or the construction of an intrinsically compelling argument. With the help of a seminal distinction from Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics, which was widely used and commented upon in the later Middle 2 The history of the term and its use in transition from Antiquity to the Middle Ages has been elucidated by Albrecht Riethmüller, “Musiké—musica—Musik.

39 For Jacob, there exists a clear hierarchy within the five intellectual virtues that Aristotle mentions, which he sees as corresponding to the hierarchy of activities typical of human beings. Jacob thinks that human beings imitate God in all their activities. 40 But the arts and crafts, prudence, and acquired wisdom are not only different in the way that they imitate God but also in the way they stand in a hierarchical relationship to each other. The works created by the arts and crafts exist for the sake of actions that are governed by prudence, and all actions are undertaken so as to allow for contemplation.

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