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    The Cultural Context of Medieval Learning: Proceedings of the First International Colloquium on the Philosophy of Science and Theology in the Middle Ages - September 1973.John Emery Murdoch & Edith Dudley Sylla (eds.) - 1975 - D. Reidel Pub. Co..
    JOHN E. MURDOCH AND EDITH DUDLEY SYLLA INTRODUCTION Conferences and colloquia are held and their results often published, but very rarely is any account ...
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    The Physics of William of Ockham.Edith Dudley Sylla & Andre Goddu - 1989 - Philosophical Review 98 (2):257.
  3. Creation and Nature.Edith Dudley Sylla - 2003 - In Arthur Stephen McGrade (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
     
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    The a Posteriori Foundations of Natural Science.Edith Dudley Sylla - 1979 - Synthese 40 (1):147 - 187.
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    John Buridan and Critical Realism.Edith Dudley Sylla - 2009 - Early Science and Medicine 14 (1-3):211-247.
    In this paper I examine what John Buridan has to say in his Quaestiones in Analytica Posteriora relevant to the subalternate mathematical sciences, particularly astronomy. Much previous work on the scholastic background to the Scientific Revolution relies on texts that were written in the late sixteenth or seventeenth centuries. Here I am interested in texts that might reflect the context of Copernicus, and, in particular those before 1500. John Buridan and Albert of Saxony were fourteenth century authors influential in Cracow (...)
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    Aristotelian Commentaries and Scientific Change: The Parisian Nominalists on the Cause of the Natural Motion of Inanimate Bodies.Edith Dudley Sylla - 1993 - Vivarium 31 (1):37-83.
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    Walter Burley's Physics Commentaries and the Mathematics of Alteration.Edith Dudley Sylla - 2001 - Early Science and Medicine 6 (3):149-184.
    In a long question, "Whether there is motion to quality," which became part of his Oxford Expositio omnium librorum Physicorum cum questionibus optime disputatis, composed before 1310, Walter Burley supported the succession-of-forms theory of qualitative change. After commenting on Peter Lombard's Sentences at Paris, Burley took part in disputations on controversial questions in the early 1320s, resulting in his De primo et ultimo instanti and his Tractatus Primus and Tractatus Secundus de intensione et remissione formarum. In these independent controversial works, (...)
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    The a Posteriori Foundations of Natural Science: Some Medieval Commentaries on Aristotle's "Physics", Book I, Chapters 1 and 2.Edith Dudley Sylla - 1979 - Synthese 40 (1):147-187.
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    Theory Change, Ancient Axiomatics, and Galileo's Methodology. J. Hintikka, D. Gruender, E. Agazzi. [REVIEW]Edith Dudley Sylla - 1984 - Philosophy of Science 51 (3):525-527.
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    God, Indivisibles, and Logic in the Later Middle Ages: Adam Wodeham's Response to Henry of Harclay.Edith Dudley Sylla - 1998 - Medieval Philosophy and Theology 7 (1):69-87.
    As its modern edition appears in the Synthese Historical Library, Adam WodehamThis book is an important contribution to the history of philosophy.It will be of interest to all medievalists, particularly to those concerned with medieval science, philosophy, and logic. Theologians and historians of mathematics will also find it useful.Whether charity or [any] other incorruptible form is composed of indivisible forms.Because this difficulty is the same for all composite divisible things, whether intensive or extensive, which are of one and the same (...)
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  11. Disputationes Collativae: Walter Burley's Tractatus Primus and of Gregory of Rimini's Lectura Super Primum Et Secundum Sententiarum.Edith Dudley Sylla - 2011 - Documenti E Studi Sulla Tradizione Filosofica Medievale 22:383-464.
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    Mathematics and Physics of First and Last Instants: Walter Burley and William of Ockham.Edith Dudley Sylla - 2017 - Vivarium 55 (1-3):103-129.
    In his De primo et ultimo instanti, Walter Burley paid careful attention to continuity, assuming that continua included and were limited by indivisibles such as instants, points, ubi, degrees of quality, or mutata esse. In his Tractatus primus, Burley applied the logic of first and last instants to reach novel conclusions about qualities and qualitative change. At the end of his Quaestiones in libros Physicorum Aristotelis, William of Ockham used long passages from Burley’s Tractatus primus, sometimes agreeing with Burley and (...)
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    The Oxford Calculators’ Middle Degree Theorem in Context.Edith Dudley Sylla - 2010 - Early Science and Medicine 15 (4-5):338-370.
    The core Oxford Calculators developed a science of kinematics in which the key concept was the "latitude of velocity." Based upon the concept of "latitude," the Calculators developed parts of a mathematical physics in deductive format that could be applied to quite various situations.
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    God, Indivisibles, and Logic in the Later Middle Ages.Edith Dudley Sylla - 1998 - Medieval Philosophy & Theology 7 (1):69-87.
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    Questions on Aristotle's "De Caelo". Peter of Auvergne, Griet Galle.Edith Dudley Sylla - 2005 - Speculum 80 (4):1352-1353.
  16. Jacob Bernoulli on Analysis, Synthesis, and the Law of Large Numbers.Edith Dudley Sylla - forthcoming - Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science.
     
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  17. Prelude to Galileo: Essays on Medieval and Sixteenth-Century Sources of Galileo's Thought. [REVIEW]Edith Dudley Sylla - 1984 - Philosophical Review 93 (1):157-160.
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  18. The Status of Astronomy Between Experience and Demonstration in the Commentaries on Aristotle's Posterior Analytics of Robert Grosseteste and Walter Burley.Edith Dudley Sylla - 2006 - In Alexander Fidora & Matthias Lutz-Bachmann (eds.), Erfahrung Und Beweis. Die Wissenschaften von der Natur Im 13. Und 14. Jahrhundert: Experience and Demonstration. The Sciences of Nature in the 13th and 14th Centuries. Akademie Verlag. pp. 265-291.
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    Anne Ashley Davenport, Measure of a Different Greatness: The Intensive Infinite, 1250–1650. Leiden, Boston, and Cologne: Brill, 1999. Pp. Xvii, 438; Black-and-White Figures and 1 Color Plate. $126.50.Edith Dudley Sylla - 2003 - Speculum 78 (4):1281-1282.
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    The Emergence of Mathematical Probability From the Perspective of the Leibniz-Jacob Bernoulli Correspondence.Edith Dudley Sylla - 1998 - Perspectives on Science 6 (1):41-76.
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    Deborah Boyle. The Well-Ordered Universe: The Philosophy of Margaret Cavendish. X + 273 Pp., Index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. £47.99 . ISBN 9780190234805. [REVIEW]Edith Dudley Sylla - 2019 - Isis 110 (1):164-165.
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    Helen S. Lang, "Aristotle's "Physics" and Its Medieval Varieties". [REVIEW]Edith Dudley Sylla - 1995 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 33 (1):161.
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    Robert Holcot, OP, Exploring the Boundaries of Reason: Three Questions on the Nature of God, Ed. Hester Goodenough Gelber.(Studies and Texts, 62.) Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1983. Paper. Pp. Vii, 139. $16. [REVIEW]Edith Dudley Sylla - 1986 - Speculum 61 (2):501-502.
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    Introduction.William Newman & Edith Dudley Sylla - 2009 - Early Science and Medicine 14 (1-3):1-21.
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    Memoirs of Fellows and Corresponding Fellows of the Medieval Academy of America: John Emery Murdoch.Michael R. McVaugh, Edith D. Sylla & Edward Grant - 2011 - Speculum 86 (3):855-857.
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    Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society 23-26 October 1986.Lorraine J. Daston, Michael S. Mahoney, Edith D. Sylla & Frederick Gregory - 1987 - Isis 78 (2):236-239.
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    On Maxima and Minima: Chapter 5 of Rules for Solving Sophismata, with an Anonymous Fourteenth-Century Discussion. William Heytesbury, John Longeway.Edith D. Sylla - 1986 - Isis 77 (4):710-711.
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    Thomas Bradwardine: A View of Time and a Vision of Eternity in Fourteenth-Century ThoughtEdith Wilks Dolnikowski.Edith Dudley Sylla - 1996 - Isis 87 (4):717-719.
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    Abstract of Comments: Were There Significant Differences Between Medieval and Early Modern Scholastic Natural Philosophy? Content and Procedures.Edith Dudley Sylla - 1984 - Noûs 18 (1):15 - 16.
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    Joel Kaye. A History of Balance, 1250–1375: The Emergence of a New Model of Equilibrium and Its Impact on Thought. Ix + 519 Pp., Illus., Bibl., Index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. $99. [REVIEW]Edith Dudley Sylla - 2015 - Isis 106 (3):707-708.
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  31. Thomas Bricot, Tractatus Insolubilium, Ed. EJ Ashworth.(Artistarium, 6.) Nijmegen: Ingenium, 1986. Paper. Pp. Xxiii, 155. Hfl 44. [REVIEW]Edith Dudley Sylla - 1989 - Speculum 64 (2):392-393.
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    Der alchemistische Traktat "Von der Multiplikation" von Pseudo-Thomas Von Aquin. Dietlinde Goltz, Joachim Telle, Hans J. Vermeer.Edith D. Sylla - 1979 - Isis 70 (4):612-612.
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    De Numeris datisJordanus de Nemore Barnabas Bernard Hughes.Edith D. Sylla - 1983 - Isis 74 (1):128-129.
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    Ideo Quasi Mendicare Oportet Intellectum Humanum: The Role of Theology in John Buridan’s Natural Philosophy.Edith Dudley Sylla - 2001 - In J. M. M. H. Thijssen & Jack Zupko (eds.), The Metaphysics and Natural Philosophy of John Buridan. Brill. pp. 221.
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    Maryvonne Spiesser . Une arithmétique commerciale du XVe siècle: Le “Compendy de la praticque des nombres” de Barthélemy de Romans. 762 pp., bibl., index. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2003. €95. [REVIEW]Edith Dudley Sylla - 2005 - Isis 96 (3):429-430.
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    Quaestiones super de generatione et corruptione. Nicole Oresme, Stefano Caroti.Edith Dudley Sylla - 1998 - Isis 89 (1):126-127.
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    Walter Burley's Tractatus Primus: Evidence Concerning the Relations of Disputations and Written Works.Edith Dudley Sylla - 1984 - Franciscan Studies 44 (1):257-274.