- 1.1 Writing between 148 and 161, Justin Martyr (in Apologia) equates philosophy with revelation by declaring it the "seed of the Logos" (see also).
- 1.2 Writing in the early third century, Clement of Alexandria (in Stromata), claims for philosophy the same preparatory function for the Greeks that the Law had for the Jews.
- 1.3 In contrast, Tertullian (in "On the Rule of the Heretics") rejects philosophy outright and charges it with being a cause of theological heresy.
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