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Title Medieval commentaries on Aristotle's Categories / edited by Lloyd A. Newton
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 439 pages)
Series Brill's companions to the Christian tradition, 1871-6377 ; v. 10
Brill's companions to the Christian tradition ; v. 10
Contents The importance of medieval commentaries on Aristotle's Categories / Lloyd A. Newton -- The medieval posterity of Simplicius' Commentary on the Categories: Thomas Aquinas and al-Farabi -- Avicenna the commentator / Allan Bäck -- Albertus Magnus on the subject of Aristotle's Categories / Bruno Tremblay -- Interconnected literal commentaries on the Categories in the Middle Ages / Robert Andrews -- Thomas Aquinas on establishing the identity of Aristotle's Categories / Paul Symington -- Reading Aristotle's Categories as an introduction to logic: later medieval discussions about its place in the Aristotelian Corpus / Giorgio Pini -- SImon of Faversham on Aristotle's Categories and The Scientia Praedicamentorum / Martin Pickavé -- Duns Scotus' account of a Propter Quid science of the categories / Lloyd A. Newton -- Fine-tunning Pini's reading of Scotus's Categories / Todd Bates -- How is Scotus's logic related to his metaphysics? / Giorgio Pini -- John Buridan: on Aristotle's Categories / Alexander W. Hall -- A realist interpretation of the Categories in the fourteenth century: the Litteralis sententia super Praedicamenta Aristotelis of Robert Alyngton / Alessandro D. Conti -- Thomas Maulevelt's denial of substance. Thomas Maulevelt: Quaestiones super Praedicamenta: Quaestio 16 / Robert Andrews -- Categories and universals in the later Middle Ages / Alessandro D. Conti
Summary Covers a range of philosophers, from Simplicius to John Wyclif, and philosophical problems, including: the harmony of Platonism and Aristotelianism; the relationship between logic, and metaphysics; the number of categories; and realism versus nominalism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-427) and index
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Subject Aristotle. Categoriae.
Categories (Philosophy)
Form Electronic book
Author Newton, Lloyd A.
LC no. 2008014809
ISBN 9047442075 (electronic bk.)
9789047442073 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
(hardback ; alk. paper)