The Cambridge Translations of Medieval Philosophical Texts, Volume 1: Logic and the Philosophy of Languageby Norman Kretzmann, Eleonore Stump
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 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.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Translations of Medieval Philosophical Texts Series , #1
- Edition description:
- New Edition
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.22(d)
Table of Contents1. 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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