The Cambridge Translations of Medieval Philosophical Texts, Volume 1: Logic and the Philosophy of Language

The Cambridge Translations of Medieval Philosophical Texts, Volume 1: Logic and the Philosophy of Language

by Norman Kretzmann, Eleonore Stump
     
 

ISBN-10: 052128063X

ISBN-13: 9780521280631

Pub. Date: 07/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is the first of a three-volume anthology intended as a companion to The Cambridge History of Later Medieval Philosophy. Volume 1 is concerned with the logic and the philosophy of language, and comprises fifteen important texts on questions of meaning and inference that formed the basis of Medieval philosophy. As far as is practicable, complete works or topically

Overview

This is the first of a three-volume anthology intended as a companion to The Cambridge History of Later Medieval Philosophy. Volume 1 is concerned with the logic and the philosophy of language, and comprises fifteen important texts on questions of meaning and inference that formed the basis of Medieval philosophy. As far as is practicable, complete works or topically complete segments of larger works have been selected. The editors have provided a full introduction to the volume and detailed introductory headnotes to each text; the volume is also indexed comprehensively.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521280631
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2003
Series:
Cambridge Translations of Medieval Philosophical Texts Series , #1
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.22(d)

Table of Contents

1. Boethius: on division; 2. Anonymous: abbreviatios Montana; 3. Peter of Spain: predictables; categories; 4. Lambert of Auxerre; properties of terms; 5. Anonymous: syncategoremata Monacensia; 6. Nicholas of Paris syncategoremata (selections); 7. Peter of Spain: syllogisms, topics, fallacies (selections); 8. Robert Kilwardby: the nature of logic: dialectic and demonstration; 9. Walter Burley: consequences; 10. William Ockham: modal consequences; 11. Albert of Saxony: insolubles; 12. Walter Burley: obligations (selections); 13. William Heytesbury: the compounded and divided senses; 14. William Heytesbury: the verbs 'know' and 'doubt'; 15. Boethius of Dacia: the sophisma 'every man is of necessity an animal'.

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