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The Cambridge Companion to Boethius

The Cambridge Companion to Boethius

by John Marenbon


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521694254
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/29/2009
Series: Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

John Marenbon is a Senior Research Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge. His publications include The Philosophy of Peter Abelard (1997, 1999) and Boethius (2003).

Table of Contents

Introduction: reading Boethius whole John Marenbon; Part I. Before the Consolation: 1. Boethius's life and the world of late antique philosophy John Moorhead; 2. The Aristotelian commentator Sten Ebbesen; 3. The logical text-books and their influence Christopher Martin; 4. Boethius on utterances, understanding and reality Margaret Cameron; 5. The Opuscula Sacra: Boethius and theology David Bradshaw; 6. The metaphysics of individuals in the Opuscula Sacra Andrew Arlig; 7. The medieval fortunes of the Opuscula Sacra Christophe Erismann; Part II. The Consolation: 8. The good and morality: Consolatio 2-4 John Magee; 9. Fate, prescience and free will Robert Sharples; 10. Interpreting the Consolation Danuta Shanzer; 11. The Consolation: the Latin commentary tradition: 800-1700 Lodi Nauta; 12. The Consolation and medieval literature Winthrop Wetherbee; Appendix. Boethius's works John Magee and John Marenbon; Bibliography; Index.

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