Censure and Heresy at the University of Paris, 1200-1400

Censure and Heresy at the University of Paris, 1200-1400

by J. M. M. H. Thijssen
     
 

The book documents thirty cases in which university-trained scholars were condemned for disseminating allegedly erroneous opinions in their teaching or writing.

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Overview

The book documents thirty cases in which university-trained scholars were condemned for disseminating allegedly erroneous opinions in their teaching or writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812233186
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Series:
The Middle Ages Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

J.M.M.H. Thijssen is Professor of Medieval and Renaissance Natural Philosophy at the University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. The Suppression of False Teaching
2. The Condemnation of March 7, 1277
3. False Teaching at the Arts Faculty: The Ockhamist Statute of 1340 and Its Prelude
4. Nicholas of Autrecourt and John of Mirecourt: Censure at the Faculty of Theology in the Fourteenth Century
5. Academic Freedom and Teaching Authority
Conclusion

List of Abbreviations
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index

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