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Vision and certitude in the age of Ockham : optics, epistemology, and the foundations of semantics, 1250-1345

Author: Katherine H Tachau
Publisher: Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1988.
Series: Studien und Texte zur Geistesgeschichte des Mittelalters, Bd. 22.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: William, of Ockham; Guillaume, d'Occam; William, of Ockham; Wilhelm, von Ockham; Wilhelm von Ockham; Richard (Fitzralph); Johannes (von Rodington); Walter Chatton; Johannes (von Reading)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine H Tachau
ISBN: 9004085521 9789004085527
OCLC Number: 16645331
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xxii, 428 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface List of Abbreviations, Sigla, and Technical Vocabulary Part One: From Perspectivist Optics tto Intuitive Cognition: The background to Fourteenth-Century Epistomology I. The Multiplication of Species: The Legacy of Roger Bacon II. From the Baconian Synthesis to the Epistomology of John Duns Scotus III. John Duns Scotus Part Two: Interpretation and Reconception IV. Peter Aureol V. William of Ockham Part Three: The Rejection of Ockham's Theory of Knowledge in England VI.Oxford Between Scotus and Ockham VII. The Early Reaction to Aureol and Ockham: the Views of Walter Chatton VIII. Oxford in the 1320s IX. Oxford in the 1330s X. Adam Wodeham at london and Oxford Part Four: The Introduction of English Theories of Knowledge to Paris XI. Paris 1318-1245: The Interpreters of SCotus and Aureol XII. Epiloguw: Adam Wodeham's First Parisian Readers Bibliography Index manuscriptorum Index personarum et rerum
Series Title: Studien und Texte zur Geistesgeschichte des Mittelalters, Bd. 22.
Responsibility: by Katherine H. Tachau.

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