By John Marenbon
Philosophy within the medieval Latin West earlier than 1200 is usually suggestion to were ruled via Platonism. The articles during this quantity query this view, by way of cataloguing, describing and investigating the culture of Aristotelian good judgment in this interval, studying its impact on authors frequently put in the Aristotelian culture (Eriugena, Anselm, Gilbert of Poitiers), and likewise taking a look at the various features of early medieval Platonism. Abelard, the main significant philosopher of the age, is the most topic of 3 articles, and the booklet concludes with extra common discussions approximately how and why medieval philosophy can be studied.
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