Studies in Scholasticism

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2006 - History - 318 pages
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Spanning thirty years, the papers brought together in this volume reflect three of Professor Colish's interests as a historian of medieval scholastic thought. The first group of studies represent investigations that flowed into, and out of, the research on Peter Lombard (d. 1161) and his contemporaries that culminated in her book Peter Lombard (1994). Following the publication of that work, she next sought to discover how Peter's theology became mainstream Paris theology in the period between Lombard's death and the early 13th century, resulting in the second group of papers in this collection. Finally, the last two papers offer reflections on broader interpretive issues, considering ways in which medievalists ought to reconsider their general understanding of the story lines of high medieval intellectual history.
 

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Contents

Authority and interpretation in scholastic theology 116
19
Early Porretan theology 5879
58
The Opinio Nominalium
80
Abelard and theology 312
81
Peter Lombard and
81
Peter Lombard as an exegete of St Paul 7192
81
Peter Lombard and philosophy 121129
93
Discipline and science in Peter Lombard 175186
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From the sentence collection to the Sentence
115
The development of Lombardian theology 11601215
137
Early scholastic angelology 80109
146
Avicennas theory of efficient causation and
187
Remapping scholasticism 121
217
Index
234
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Marcia L. Colish, Yale University, USA.

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