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Boethius

Author: John Marenbon
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Great medieval thinkers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This brief, 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  Read more...

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Named Person: Boethius; Boèce <m. 524>; Boèce; Boethius; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Marenbon
ISBN: 0195134060 9780195134063 0195134079 9780195134070
OCLC Number: 50143461
Description: xvi, 252 pages ; 22 cm.
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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