9780415236638

Fifty Key Medieval Thinkers

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    9780415236638

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2002-03-22
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

Focusing on individuals whose ideas shaped intellectual life between 400 and 1500,Fifty Key Medieval Thinkersis an accessible introduction to those religious, philosophical and political concepts central to the medieval worldview. Including such diverse figures as Bede and Wyclif, each entry presents a biographical outline, a list of works and a summary of their main theories, alongside suggestions for further reading. Chronologically arranged, and with an introductory essay which presents important themes in context, this volume is an invaluable reference tool for all students of Medieval Europe.

Author Biography

G. R. Evans teaches medieval theology at Cambridge University.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction xiii
Augustine of Hippo
1(10)
Ambrose of Milan
11(4)
Jerome
15(6)
Ps-Dionysius
21(2)
Cassiodorus
23(4)
Boethius
27(4)
Gregory the Great
31(5)
Isidore of Seville
36(3)
Bede
39(4)
Paschasius Radbertus
43(8)
Johannes Scotus Eriugena
51(2)
Hincmar of Rheims
53(2)
Remigius of Auxerre
55(3)
Gerbert of Aurillac
58(4)
Berengar of Tours
62(3)
Peter Damian
65(2)
Anselm of Canterbury
67(4)
Hugh of St Victor
71(4)
Adelard of Bath
75(4)
Ivo of Chartres
79(2)
Maimonides
81(2)
Rupert of Deutz
83(3)
Peter Abelard
86(5)
William of Conches
91(3)
Bernard of Clairvaux
94(3)
Anselm of Havelberg
97(2)
Averroes (Ibn Rushd)
99(2)
John of Salisbury
101(3)
Hildegard of Bingen
104(3)
Joachim of Fiore
107(2)
Francis of Assisi
109(2)
Robert Grosseteste
111(3)
Roger Bacon
114(3)
Bonaventure
117(3)
Albertus Magnus
120(2)
Thomas Aquinas
122(5)
Siger of Brabant
127(6)
Johannes Duns Scotus
133(2)
Dante Alighieri
135(3)
Ramon Llull
138(4)
Meister Eckhart
142(2)
Thomas Bradwardine
144(2)
William of Ockham
146(4)
Baldus of Ubaldis
150(6)
John Wyclif
156(2)
Pierre d'Ailly
158(7)
Jean Gerson
165(7)
Nicholas of Cusa
172(2)
Gabriel Biel
174(3)
Index 177

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