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medieval philosophy:

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, philosophy and theology of Western Christendom in the Middle Ages. Virtually all medieval philosophers of any significance were theologians, and their philosophy is generally embodied in their theological writings.
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Since 1978, there have been many critical studies of this text and its great importance for medieval logic and semiotics, but there has been no translation with critical study of this all important text.
The 17th European Symposium for Medieval Logic and Semantics, held in Leiden, The Netherlands during June 2008, focused on the rise and development of supposition theory.
1348) can be daunting, wrapped as it is in highly technical Scholastic jargon encased in arcane treatises of medieval logic.
What would it look like if we applied the medieval logic that underlies the granting of "pollution indulgences" to other aspects of human behavior?
2) The basic unit of elementary medieval logic was the Aristotelian "square of opposition," which sets up a template of four opposing statements.
Gyula Klima's academic work thus far has been characterized by a deep specialization in some of the central theories in medieval logic and semantics.
THE global threat from al-Qaeda is still very much alive - and nobody is safe from their medieval logic.
Although without emphasizing the point, Grant shows high medieval logic growing increasingly post-Aristotelian, reflecting the scholastics' ability to surpass received authority.
Proceedings of the Society for Medieval Logic and Metaphysics, vol.
Among the topics are a defense of three-dimensionalism in identity across time, the non-physicalness of material objects, the beginnings of Greek ontology and the question of temporal being, new ideas on subject and identity in Medieval logic, powers and persistence, and natural individuals and intrinsic properties.
He stressed the role rhetorical concepts and categories played in medieval logic, philosophy, and theology.
They discuss such topics as the course of studies in theology at the University of Paris during the 14th century, how theological problems influenced the development of Medieval logic, and different views on the principle of individuation.