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This volume examines the medieval understanding of Aristotle's "weakness of the will" (akrasia, incontinentia). The medieval views are outlined on the basis of five major commentaries on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics between 1250 and 1350.
This book interprets the theory of relation of John Buridan, one of the most influential thinkers of the late Middle Ages. In so doing it examines his whole wider oeuvre in the context of the history of scholastic debate.
Edited and Translated by L.M. de Rijk
This volume not only provides the first critical edition with an English translation of the famous correspondence of Nicholas of Autrecourt (c. 1300-1369), but also an assessment of his views and the views of those to whom the letters were addressed.
C. Reinhard Hülsen
This work shows the brilliance and the actuality of Ockham's philosophy by giving an analytic introduction to his theory of language, his ontology, and his epistemology.
Edited by Charles E. Butterworth and Blake Andreé Kessel
These essays on the way medieval Arabic philosophy was first introduced into European universities explain their formal working and provide fascinating accounts of the hardy souls who first ventured, literally, into hitherto unknown terrain.
Edited by Klaus Jacobi
The papers in this volume - written by well-known experts in the field - examine the rules for valid argument discovered and formulated in the works of medieval scholasticism and show their significance to modern discussions in logic and the philosophy of language. The editor's introductions ...
One of the key doctrines of the philosophy of Thomas Aquinas is his definition of truth as adaequatio intellectus et rei. The aim of this study is to make clear that the medieval doctrine presents the essential meaning of the term 'truth'. It also throws light on the much discussed continuity ...
Edited by Haijo Westra
A study in the history of Neoplatonism by leading scholars in the field, with articles on Plotinus, Proclus, Pseudo-Dionysius, Augustine, Eriugena, Abelard, Hildegard of Bingen, Alan of Lille, and the Hermetic Asclepius, emphasizing the transmission of neoplatonic themes and images through the ...
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