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Boethius (c.480-c.525/6), though a Christian, worked in the tradition of the Neoplatonic schools, with their strong interest in Aristotelian logic and Platonic metaphysics. He is best known for his Consolation of Philosophy, which he wrote in prison awaiting execution. His works also include a long series of logical translations, commentaries and monographs and some short but densely-argued theological treatises, all of which were enormously influential on medieval thought. But Boethius was more than a writer who passed on important ancient ideas to the Middle Ages. The essays here by leading specialists, which cover all the main aspects of his writing and its influence, show that he was a distinctive thinker, whose arguments repay careful analysis and who used his literary talents in conjunction with his philosophical abilities to present a complex view of the world
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Appendixi Boethius’Works, Among the Discussions of the Chronology of Boethius' Works Are Usener (1877), Rand (1901), Brandt (1903), McKinlay (1907), Kappelmacher (1929), and De Rijk (1964). There Are Critical Examina-Tions of the Tradition of Dating in De Rijk (1964), 1-4, and by Magee in Boethius (1998), Xvii-Xxiii. [REVIEW]
Arend de Keysere, Arnoul Greban, Badius Ascenius, Pierre Cally, Guglielmo da Cortemilia, Ioannes Murmellius, Nicholas Trevet, Pierre D'Ailly, Pietro da Muglio & Theodorus Sitzmannus, Index: References to Boethius 'Works 341.
Acta Pauli et Theclae & Theological Rules, Where an Endnote Simply Gives a Reference to What is Mentioned in the Text, the Entry Refers to the Page of the Text: Where an Endnote Introduces Fresh References or Material, its Own Page is Given. Medieval Authors Are Listed Under Their Christian Names (Eg Thomas Aquinas), Though Not Where They Are Usually Known by Surnames (for Instance, Chaucer).
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