William of Conches and the tradition of Boethius' Consolatio Philosophiae : an edition of his Glosae super Boetium and studies of the Latin commentary tradition
|Abstract||William of Conches, one of the most brilliant masters of the first half of the twelfth century, has long been associated with the so called School of Chartres, that reputedly unique centre where there emerged a humanistic study of classical texts, a rationalistic reading of the work of Nature secendum physicam, a daring approach to the Scriptures, and a Platonically inspired poetry. Although the concept of the School of Chartres seems to have outlived its usefulness, it is still often (for better or worse) used as a short-hand term to characterize exciting intellectual innovations in the twelfth century. One of the fiercest opponents of this concept, Sir Richard Southern, does not consider it superfluous to reprint his earlier, controversial essays in this latest book from 1995. As is well-known, in these essays Southern tried to explode the myth, kept alive by generations of scholars, of the School of Chartres. His claim, to which he still adheres, is !... Zie: Introduction.|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Only published papers are available at libraries|
Similar books and articles
John Magee (2010). On the Composition and Sources of Boethius Second Peri Hermeneias Commentary. Vivarium 48 (1-2):7-54.
Boethius (2009). The Old English Boethius: An Edition of the Old English Versions of Boethius's de Consolatione Philosophiae. Oxford University Press.
Dietrich Briesemeister (1990). The Consolatio Philosophiae of Boethius in Medieval Spain. Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 53:61-70.
Christopher J. Martin (2010). They Had Added Not a Single Tiny Proposition: The Reception of the Prior Analytics in the First Half of the Twelfth Century. Vivarium 48 (1-2):159-192.
M. V. Dougherty (2004). The Problem of Humana Natura in the Consolatio Philosophiae of Boethius. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 78 (2):273-292.
Luisa Valente (2007). Names That Can Be Said of Everything: Porphyrian Tradition and 'Transcendental' Terms in Twelfth-Century Logic. Vivarium 45 (s 2-3):298-310.
Lodi Nauta (2009). The Consolation: The Latin Commentary Tradition, 800-1700. In John Marenbon (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Boethius. Cambridge University Press.
M. J. F. M. Hoenen & Lodi Nauta (eds.) (1997). Boethius in the Middle Ages: Latin and Vernacular Traditions of the Consolatio Philosophiae. Brill.
Lodi Nauta (1996). Platonic and Cartesian Philosophy in the Commentary on Boethius' Consolatio Philosophiae by Pierre Cally. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 4 (1):79 – 100.
Edouard Jeauneau (1977). Extraits Des Glosae Super Platonem de Guillaume de Conches Dans Un Manuscrit de Londres. Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 40:212-222.
Added to index2010-07-21
Total downloads3 ( #213,351 of 722,863 )
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?