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Boethius

Author: John Marenbon
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Great medieval thinkers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This accessible introduction to the thought of Boethius offers a survey of the philosopher's life and work, going on to explicate his theological method. It devotes separate chapters to his various arguments and traces his influence on the work of such thinkers as Aquinas and Duns Scotus.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Marenbon, John.
Boethius.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2002074896
(OCoLC)50143461
Named Person: Boethius; Boethius
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Marenbon
ISBN: 1423757602 9781423757603 9780195134070 0195134079 9780195134063 0195134060
OCLC Number: 64638573
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 252 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
Life, intellectual milieu, and works --
Boethius's project: the logical translations and commentaries --
The logical textbooks and topical reasoning: types of argument --
The Opuscula Sacra: metaphysics, theology, and logical method --
The Consolation: the argument of books I-V.2 --
The Consolation, V.3-6: divine prescience, contingency, eternity --
Interpreting the Consolation --
Boethius's influence in the Middle Ages.
Series Title: Great medieval thinkers.
Responsibility: John Marenbon.
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...will remain for some time an indispensible introduction to one of the great thinkers of the Middle Ages. * Alan R. Perreiah, Transendent Philosophy *

 
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