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St Albert the Great, OP

Lawrence Moonan

in Divine Power: The Medieval Power Distinction up to its Adoption by Albert, Bonaventure, and Aquinas

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267553
eISBN:
9780191683282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267553.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

St Albert the Great's contribution to an understanding of the Distinction is considerable. He makes it plain in more than one place that it is God's power to do things extrinsic to his nature that is ... More


The Avicennan Heritage

Jon McGinnis

in Avicenna

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195331479
eISBN:
9780199868032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331479.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Prior to Avicenna, philosophy in Arabic-speaking lands was identified with a Neoplatonized Aristotelianism; however, after him it was Avicenna’s philosophical vision that came to dominate, which ... More


The Biblical Interpretation of William of Alton

Timothy F. Bellamah

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199753604
eISBN:
9780199918812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753604.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

A Dominican friar and regent master at Paris during the mid-thirteenth century, William of Alton was an important representative of university exegesis at a time of remarkable intellectual ... More


The Flow of Powers: Emanation in the Psychologies of Avicenna, Albert the Great, and Aquinas

Charles Ehret

in Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy Volume 5

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198806035
eISBN:
9780191843938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806035.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In thirteenth-century philosophical psychology, it is commonly held that the powers of the soul, responsible for a living being’s various operations, “flow” from the soul’s ... More


Natural Rights in Albert the Great: Beyond Objective and Subjective Divides

Mónica García-Salmones Rovira

in International Law and Religion: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198805878
eISBN:
9780191843778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805878.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

Paying careful attention to his use of language, this chapter introduces Albert the Great’s contribution to natural rights into the scholarly debate between subjective and objective rights. Teacher ... More


Introduction

Lawrence Moonan

in Divine Power: The Medieval Power Distinction up to its Adoption by Albert, Bonaventure, and Aquinas

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267553
eISBN:
9780191683282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267553.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The opus redemptionis was at issue, and theologians were, precisely as theologians, concerned. However, the issues of theory which lay behind the challenging questions were not so narrowly ... More


Triple is the Word

Claude Panaccio

in Mental Language: From Plato to William of Ockham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823272600
eISBN:
9780823272648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272600.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the use of the idea of mental discourse in Latin medieval philosophy from the late `eleventh to the mid-thirteenth century. A crucial passage from Anselm of Canterbury is ... More


Polemic, Preaching, and Early Dominican Assessments of Prophetic Authority

Brian FitzGerald

in Inspiration and Authority in the Middle Ages: Prophets and their Critics from Scholasticism to Humanism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808244
eISBN:
9780191845956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808244.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the emergence of theoretical treatises devoted to understanding the nature of prophecy. Emerging out of polemical works against Islam and its prophet, such treatises eventually ... More


Happiness and the Vision of God

Rik Van Nieuwenhove

in Thomas Aquinas and Contemplation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780192895295
eISBN:
9780191916090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895295.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

After an outline of the views on happiness of Aristotle and some of Aquinas’s immediate predecessors his theology of human fulfilment is outlined. Aquinas rejects both Albert’s view that ... More


Marking the Boundaries: Animals in Medieval Latin Philosophy

Juhana Toivanen

in Animals: A History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199375967
eISBN:
9780199375998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199375967.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The medieval reception of Aristotle’s theory of animals was rich and multifaceted and included reflection on his psychological theories but also, for instance, his claim that humans are “political ... More


Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy Volume 5

Robert Pasnau (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198806035
eISBN:
9780191843938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806035.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy showcases the best scholarly research in this flourishing field. The series covers all aspects of medieval philosophy, including the Latin, ... More


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