Five Texts on the Mediaeval Problem of Universals: Porphyry, Boethius, Abelard, Duns Scotus, Ockham

Five Texts on the Mediaeval Problem of Universals Porphyry Boethius Abelard Duns Scotus Ockham New translations of the central mediaeval texts on the problem of universals are presented here in an affordable edition suitable for use in courses in mediaeval philosophy history of mediaeval philo

  • Title: Five Texts on the Mediaeval Problem of Universals: Porphyry, Boethius, Abelard, Duns Scotus, Ockham
  • Author: Porphyry Pierre Abélard Boethius William of Ockham John Duns Scotus Paul V. Spade
  • ISBN: 9780872202498
  • Page: 451
  • Format: Paperback
  • New translations of the central mediaeval texts on the problem of universals are presented here in an affordable edition suitable for use in courses in mediaeval philosophy, history of mediaeval philosophy, and universals Includes a concise Introduction, glossary of important terms, notes, and bibliography.

    • Five Texts on the Mediaeval Problem of Universals: Porphyry, Boethius, Abelard, Duns Scotus, Ockham by Porphyry Pierre Abélard Boethius William of Ockham John Duns Scotus Paul V. Spade
      451 Porphyry Pierre Abélard Boethius William of Ockham John Duns Scotus Paul V. Spade
    • thumbnail Title: Five Texts on the Mediaeval Problem of Universals: Porphyry, Boethius, Abelard, Duns Scotus, Ockham by Porphyry Pierre Abélard Boethius William of Ockham John Duns Scotus Paul V. Spade
      Posted by:Porphyry Pierre Abélard Boethius William of Ockham John Duns Scotus Paul V. Spade
      Published :2019-07-24T04:41:42+00:00

    About “Porphyry Pierre Abélard Boethius William of Ockham John Duns Scotus Paul V. Spade”

    1. Porphyry Pierre Abélard Boethius William of Ockham John Duns Scotus Paul V. Spade

      Porphyry s parents were Phoenician, and he was born in Tyre His parents named him Malchus king but his teacher in Athens, Cassius Longinus, gave him the name Porphyrius clad in purple , possibly a reference to his Phoenician heritage, or a punning allusion to his name and the color of royal robes.Porphyry of Tyre Greek , Porphyrios, AD c 234 c 305 was a Neoplatonic philosopher who was born in Tyre He edited and published the Enneads, the only collection of the work of his teacher Plotinus He also wrote many works himself on a wide variety of topics His Isagoge, or Introduction, is an introduction to logic and philosophy,and in Latin translation it was the standard textbook on logic throughout the Middle Ages In addition, through several of his works, most notably Philosophy from Oracles and Against the Christians, he was involved in a controversy with a number of early Christians, and his commentary on Euclid s Elements was used as a source by Pappus of Alexandria.

    490 thoughts on “Five Texts on the Mediaeval Problem of Universals: Porphyry, Boethius, Abelard, Duns Scotus, Ockham”


    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *