William Ockham on Metaphysics

The Science of Being and God

Jenny E. Pelletier

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€131,00
$182.00
ISBN13: 
9789004230156
E-ISBN: 
9789004230163
Publication Year: 
2012
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
352 pp.
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ISSN: 
0169-8028
Volume: 
109

Theodor W. Köhler, Salzburg University

This study deals with the philosophical approach of thirteenth-century thinkers to concrete manifestations of specifically human life quantum ad naturalia and on the practical outlines and peculiarities of humanity in their commentaries on Aristotle's works on natural philosophy.
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Volume: 
114
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004278301
Expected: 
September 2014

A Critical Edition with Introduction and Indices by Alfred van der Helm

The Questiones libri Porphirii is a commentary on Porphyry's Isagoge by the fourteenth-century logician Thomas Manlevelt. In this text early Ockhamism is being pushed to its extremes. It is edited here in full.
Series: 
Volume: 
113
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256897
Publication date: 
January 2014

Edited by Stefano Caroti, Università degli Studi di Parma, Jean Celeyrette, Université de Lille III, Stefan Kirschner, Universität Hamburg, Edmond Mazet, Université de Lille III

Oresme's commentary is one of the most relevant documents of the discussions at Paris University in the midst of the 14th Century. Original solutions concerning the main philosophical issues are associated with sharp criticism of the realist and nominalist positions.
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Volume: 
112
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004236370
Publication date: 
March 2013

R. James Long, Fairfield University

R. James Long furnishes a critical edition of Adam of Bockenfield's widely influential commentary on the pseudo-Aristotelian treatise on plants, which constituted the set text in university curricula at Oxford as well as Paris by mid-13th century.
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Volume: 
111
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004235687
Publication date: 
November 2012

Gabriele Galluzzo

Focusing on the medieval reception of Book Zeta of Aristotle’s Metaphysics, Volume One of this work offers an unprecedented and philosophically oriented study of medieval ontology against the background of the current metaphysical debate on the nature of material objects. Volume Two makes...
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Volume: 
110
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004226685
Publication date: 
November 2012

Russell L. Friedman

This book presents an overview of the later medieval trinitarian theology of the rival Franciscan and Dominican intellectual traditions, and includes detailed studies of thinkers such as Thomas Aquinas, Henry of Ghent, John Duns Scotus, William Ockham, and Gregory of Rimini.
Series: 
Volume: 
108
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004229853
Publication date: 
October 2012

Jan A. Aertsen, University of Cologne

The origin of transcendental thought is to be sought in medieval philosophy. This book provides for the first time a complete history of the doctrine of the transcendentals and shows its importance for the understanding of philosophy in the Middle Ages.
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Volume: 
107
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004225848
Publication date: 
March 2012

Edited by Joseph Canning, Edmund King and Martial Staub

This collection of essays is based on a conference in honour of David Luscombe held at the University of Sheffield in September 2006 under the title "Knowledge, Discipline and Power in the Middle Ages."
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Volume: 
106
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004204348
Publication date: 
May 2011

Edited by Kent Emery, Jr., Russell L. Friedman and Andreas Speer

The title of this Festschrift to Stephen Brown points to the understanding of medieval philosophy and theology in the longue durée of their traditions and discourses. The 35 contributions are disposed in five parts: Metaphysics and Natural Philosophy, Epistemology and Ethics, Philosophy and...
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Volume: 
105
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004169425
Publication date: 
March 2011

Thomas Jeschke

This book sheds light on the 13th/14th-century debate about whether beatitude is a reflexive act. It reconstructs this discussion on the basis of the original sources. Furthermore it investigates into hermeneutical matters of medieval text interpretation.
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Volume: 
104
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004191877
Publication date: 
December 2010

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