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Medieval philosophy / edited by John Marenbon.



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London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.
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  • xxxiii, 510 p. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Part 1: Arab/Jewish philosophy 1. From the beginnings to Avicenna M.J. Jolivet, Sorbonne, Paris University 2 . Averroes A.L. Ivry, New York University 3. Jewish philosophy C. Sirat, CNRSIR, Paris Part 2: Western philosophy, 900-1200 4. The intellectual context: monasteries, palace schools, cathedral schools, schools in the early Twelfth century Paris R. McKitterick, Newnham College, Cambridge 5. Eriugena: his background and influence, Anselm and the Platonic tradition in the 10th and 11th centuries S. Gersh, University of Notre Dame 6. 1100-1150 J. Marenbon, Trinity College, Cambridge 7. 1150-1200 J. Marenbon, Trinity College, Cambridge Western philosophy, 1200-1350 8. The intellectual context: universities, the study of Aristotle, the arts faculties and the theology faculties, theology as a subject S.F. Brown, Boston College 9. Metaphysics and science in 1300: William of Auvergne, Grosseteste, Roger Bacon S. Marrone, Tufts University 10. Aquinas B. Davies, Blackfriars Priory, Oxford 11. Aquinas's theological contemporaries: Bonaventure and Albert the Great J. Marenbon, Trinity College, Cambridge 12. The Arts Faculty: Boethius of Dacia, Siger of Brabant S. Ebbesen, Institut fur Middlelalderfilologi, Njalsgade 13. Henry of Ghent and Duns Scotus S.D. Dumont, Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, Toronto 14. Paris, 1308-50 (Peter Aureol, Radulphus Brito, Burley, Buridan) S.F. Brown, Boston College 15. Oxford, 1310-40 (Harclay, Ockham, Campsall, Adam Wodeham, Robert Holcot, Kilvington, Bradwardine) K.H. Tachau, University of Iowa 16. The reception of Oxford thought in Paris (Bernard of Arezzo, Nicholas Autrecourt, Gregory of Rimini, Ockhamism) K.H. Tachau, University of Iowa Part 4 Scholasticism at the end of the Middle Ages, 1350-1550 17. Later medieval logic P.V. Spade, Indiana University 18. 1350-1500 M. Kaluza Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 19. Suarez (and late scholasticism) J.J.E. Gracia, University at Buffalo Epilogue: the variety of later medieval thought J. Marenbon, Trinity College, Cambridge.
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Volume III is devoted to the Middle Ages. It considers the rich traditions of Arab, Jewish and Latin philosophy, which began to flourish in the ninth century and continued in the Latin west, until the early seventeenth century. Among the philosophers treated in detail are Avicenna and Averroes, Maimonides, Eriugena, Anselm, Abelard, Grosseteste, Aquinas, Henry of Ghent, Duns Scotus, Peter Aureoli, William of Ockham, Wyclif and Suarez. An introductory chapter discusses Boethius, the late antique thinker who was enormously influential in the medieval Latin west. Special attention has been given to many lesser-known, but important figures in each period, as well as to medieval logic and to the cultural context of medieval philosophy, both in Islam and the Christian west. This volume provides a comprehensive analysis of the key areas of medieval philosophy by the experts in each field. It offers fresh perspectives on a complex and rapidly changing area of research, in which Arab and Jewish philosophy are considered in their own right, rather than as sources for Latin thinkers, and the thirteenth century (the time of Aquinas) is not viewed as dominating the earlier and later parts of the period. S. Brown, Boston College, Massachusetts, USA, Fr. B. Davies, S. Dumont, Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, Toronto, Canada, S. Ebbesen, Institut for Graesk og Latin.
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Marenbon, John.
Routledge history of philosophy ; v. 3.

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