William of Auvergne and Robert Grosseteste: New Ideas of Truth in Early Thirteenth Century

William of Auvergne and Robert Grosseteste: New Ideas of Truth in Early Thirteenth Century

by Steven P. Marrone

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Overview

Focusing on the seminal works of two early thirteenth-century philosophers, Steven P. Marrone shows how the idea of science" and the desire to be "scientific" first penetrated the scholarly discourse of the medieval West.

Originally published in 1983.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691613468
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 07/14/2014
Series: Princeton Legacy Library , #654
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

  • FrontMatter, pg. i
  • Table of Contents, pg. vii
  • Preface, pg. ix
  • Abbreviations, pg. xi
  • Introduction, pg. 1
  • I. The State of Human Knowledge, pg. 25
  • II. Truth in Simple Knowledge, pg. 39
  • III. The Truth of Complex Knowledge, pg. 74
  • IV. Conclusion, pg. 126
  • V. Truth in Simple Knowledge According to Grosseteste's Early Works, pg. 135
  • VI. Truth in Simple Knowledge According to Grosseteste's Commentaries on Aristotle, pg. 157
  • VII. The Truth of Complex Knowledge, pg. 215
  • Conclusion, pg. 287
  • Appendixes, pg. 293
  • Bibliography, pg. 295
  • Index, pg. 311



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