Then he traces thinking about it from Boethius' (480-525) commentary on Porphyry to English philosopher John of Salisbury
John of Salisbury
repeatedly describes the prince as an executioner (carnifex).
John of Salisbury
was a beacon of the so-called Twelfth-Century Renaissance.
The second explores the twelfth-century revival of Neoplatonic Virgilian exegesis in the works of Bernard Silvestris and John of Salisbury
, with emphasis by the former on integration of Macrobian exegetical principles to determine poetic fiction versus philosophical truth with complementary considerations of an author's intention, method, and purpose.
In chapter 9, "Clerics, Canon Law, Crusaders and Culture," Huffman discusses examples of expatriate English scholars such as Gerard Pucelle, a contemporary of John of Salisbury
, who ventured to Cologne in 1180 and helped develop a school of canon law in the city, reminding us that cities other than Paris were significant centres of learning in northern Europe during the twelfth century.
Other authors go back as far as John of Salisbury
(twelfth century), Hobbes (early seventeenth) and Locke (late seventeenth), but concentrate on three.
But the reader should be aware that it contains seven articles on John of Salisbury
, including important information on his doctrine of tyrannicide.
These are, however, placed within the context of European approaches to the three tenets of the title, also thus involving discussion of earlier writings by John of Salisbury
, Aegidius Colonna, and Boccaccio.
That treatise, the Liber de Panibus by Peter of Celle, was actually discussed by John of Salisbury
in a letter that seems securely dated to ca.
If he were correct, then we would have to conclude that John of Salisbury
, for example, had actually taught in Exeter, something for which there is, I think, absolutely no evidence.
1222) is a puzzle, as it is stylistically quite inconsistent with the other Lives, and only the first 769 lines, based upon John of Salisbury
's prose life, are included in the edition.
Citing intellectual and prolific writer John of Salisbury
as both bewildering and engaging, Grellard, Lachaud, and their expert contributors examine one of the main figures of the twelfth century, who bore witness to his period through the lens of his membership in different realms-sometimes mutually exclusiveuthe Curia, schools, princely courts, and the cloister.