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Boethius's Influence in the Middle Ages

John Marenbon

in Boethius

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134070
eISBN:
9780199868094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134079.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Examines the vast influence of Boethius in the Middle Ages, in logic, theology, and through the Consolation of Philosophy – in philosophy more broadly – and in literature. Among the authors discussed ... More


Composing the Human: Harmonies of the Microcosm

Andrew Hicks

in Composing the World: Harmony in the Medieval Platonic Cosmos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190658205
eISBN:
9780190658236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658205.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Philosophy of Music

This chapter inaugurates the analysis of the Boethian tripartition of music, following the reordered twelfth-century presentation (as argued in the preceding chapter) and beginning with “human ... More


Knowing the World: Music, Mathematics, and Physics

Andrew Hicks

in Composing the World: Harmony in the Medieval Platonic Cosmos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190658205
eISBN:
9780190658236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658205.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Philosophy of Music

This chapter explores the discursive creation of the world in books, specifically the late-ancient and medieval encyclopedic organizations of knowledge through the division of philosophy. Tracing the ... More


Commentaries on Priscian, CA. 1080 to CA. 1150: Glosule, Note dunelmenses, William of Conches

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses Glosule and Note dunelmenses, two Priscian commentaries written by William of Conches written between ca. 1080 and ca. 1150. The Glosule and the related glosses inspired ... More


Efficient Causation in: Late Antiquity and the Earlier Medieval Era

Ian Wilks

in Efficient Causation: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199782185
eISBN:
9780199395583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782185.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The Platonic understanding of efficient causation restricts this entirely to the operations of the soul. Bodies are not to be counted as substances, and therefore lack what is required for ... More


Grammatical Commentaries from The “School” of Ralph of Beauvais, CA. 1165–1175

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses grammatical commentaries from the ‘school’ of Ralph of Beauvais, written around 1165–1175. Ralph of Beauvais was a preeminent authority on grammar and literature who knew and ... More


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