Gerald Odonis, Doctor Moralis and Franciscan Minister General: Studies in Honour of L. M. de Rijk

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William Duba, Christopher David Schabel
BRILL, 2009 - History - 227 pages
Famous for his role as Minister General of the Franciscan Order after the flight of Michael of Cesena and company, Gerald Odonis (ca. 1285-1348) has in recent years attracted attention for his scholarly work. At an increasing pace, studies of specific areas of Odonis thought reveal another side to the man often portrayed as Pope John XXII s creature: a philosopher and theologian who held unique, often controversial positions and defended them with zeal and integrity, whose impact extended beyond the religious and chronological confines of medieval Christendom. Building on the recent scholarship of Bonnie Kent, Christian Trottmann, and especially L.M. de Rijk, this volume gathers together studies by other specialists on Odonis, covering his ideas in economics, logic, metaphysics, ethics, natural philosophy, theology, and politics in works written over the entire span of his career. Contributors are Paul J.J.M. Bakker, Sander W. de Boer, Stephen F. Brown, Giovanni Ceccarelli, William Duba, Roberto Lambertini, Sylvain Piron, Camarin Porter, Chris Schabel, and Joke Spruyt.
 

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Contents

Abraham Bibago 1n
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Nicholas of Autrecourt
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Giovanni Ceccarelli and Sylvain Piron Gerald Odonis
18
Peter Abelard
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Adam Wodeham OFM 6870
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Joke Spruyt Gerald Odonis on the Notion of esse tertio adiacens
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Alberic of Reims 60
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Paul J J M Bakkerand Sander W de Boer Locus est spatium
149
Chris Schabel Gerald Odonis on the Plurality of Worlds
185
Bartholomew OCist
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Bernardino Telesio 149 169
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William Duba The Beatific Vision in the Sentences Commentary
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Gerald Odonis
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William Duba (University of Iowa, 2006), a researcher at the Universit de Fribourg, Switzerland, specializes in later-medieval intellectual and ecclesiastical history. He is currently publishing (with T. Suarez-Nani, E. Babey, and G.J. Etzkorn) "Francisci de Marchia Quaestiones in secundum librum sententiarum" (Reportatio), 3 vols. (Leuven 2009-10). Chris Schabel (University of Iowa, 1994), who teaches medieval history at the University of Cyprus, works on late-medieval intellectual history and the Latin East. He is currently publishing (with J. Richard) "Bullarium Cyprium. Papal Letters Involving Cyprus, 1196-1378," 3 vols. (Nicosia 2009-10).

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