The Cambridge History of Later Medieval Philosophy: From the Rediscovery of Aristotle to the Disintegration of Scholasticism, 1100-1600

The Cambridge History of Later Medieval Philosophy: From the Rediscovery of Aristotle to the Disintegration of Scholasticism, 1100-1600

Norman Kretzmann, Eleonore Stump, Anthony Kenny, Jan Pinborg


This 1982 ebook is a historical past of the nice age of scholastism from Abelard to the rejection of Aristotelianism within the Renaissance, combining the top criteria of medieval scholarship with a recognize for the pursuits and insights of latest philosophers, relatively these operating within the analytic culture. the quantity follows on chronologically from The Cambridge heritage of Later Greek and Early Medieval Philosophy, although it doesn't proceed the histories of Greek and Islamic philosophy yet concentrates at the Latin Christian West. in contrast to different histories of medieval philosophy that divide the subject material via person thinkers, it emphasises the elements of extra historic and theological curiosity. This quantity is organised by way of these issues within which contemporary philosophy has made the best progress.

"...a well-documented and believable new synthesis...it elegantly explicates many complex philosophical arguments; it identifies promising avenues for extra examine; and it offers an exceptionally helpful software for reference." The Philosophical Review

"...outstanding...will lengthy stay the foremost consultant to later medieval philosophy and comparable themes. lots of the essays are interesting and hard, a few of them actually brilliant." Speculum
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A heritage of philosophy from 1100-1600 targeting the Aristotelian culture within the Latin Christian West. "will lengthy stay the key consultant to later medieval philosophy and similar issues. lots of the essays are intriguing and difficult, a few of them actually brilliant." Speculum
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