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
     
 
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

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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.

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"As we expect from Kretzmann, the scholarship is impeccable, and the major points the reader needs to know are made clearly and succinctly. Those of us with an interest in medieval grammar have needed for some time a guide like this to the parallel tradition." Canadian Journal of Linguistics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521236003
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/24/1989
Series:
The Cambridge Translations of Medieval Philosophical Texts, #1
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.69(d)

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