Robert Kilwardby, Notule libri Priorum, Part 2 by Paul ThomRobert Kilwardby, Notule libri Priorum, Part 2 by Paul Thom

Robert Kilwardby, Notule libri Priorum, Part 2

EditorPaul Thom, John Scott

Hardcover | February 20, 2016

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Robert Kilwardby (d.1279) was an English scholar who lectured on logic and grammar at the University of Paris in the 1230s. His lectures earned him widespread fame in Europe. Throughout the thirteenth century and up to the sixteenth, Kilwardby's lectures on Aristotle's Prior Analytics wereconsidered to contain the authoritative exposition of Aristotle's syllogistic logic. They were published at Venice in 1499. Written in the heady atmosphere of the early 1200s, when long-forgotten Aristotelian works were being rediscovered, Kilwardby's commentary is the work of a penetrating philosophical intellect intent not only on understanding Aristotle's logic but on pushing it to its limits. The present edition, intwo volumes, contains the first critical edition of the lectures, together with an English translation. Part 1 contains an extensive Introduction placing Kilwardby's work within its historical context, and demonstrating its importance both as an exposition of Aristotle's text and as an originalcontribution to philosophical logic. It also contains Lectures 1-38. Part 2 contains Lectures 39-77 and the comprehensive indexes.
Paul Thom has published widely on the history of ancient and medieval Arabic and Latin logic. He has held teaching positions at the Universities of Sydney and Melbourne and at the Australian National University. He served for 10 years as Dean of Arts, first at the Australian National University, then at Southern Cross University. He is...
Title:Robert Kilwardby, Notule libri Priorum, Part 2Format:HardcoverDimensions:850 pagesPublished:February 20, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Tabula lectionum 39-77Text, apparatus and notesINDEXES