Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy showcases the best scholarly research in this flourishing field. The series covers all aspects of medieval philosophy, including the Latin, Arabic, and Hebrew traditions, and runs from the end of antiquity into the Renaissance. It publishes new work by leading scholars in the field, and combines historical scholarship with philosophical acuteness. The papers address a wide range of topics, from political philosophy to ethics, and logic to metaphysics. OSMP is an essential resource for anyone working in the area.
Robert Pasnau is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado Boulder. He received his PhD in 1994 from Cornell University, and has published widely on the history of philosophy. He won the APA Book Prize for Thomas Aquinas on Human Nature (CUP, 2002), and has more recently published The Cambridge History of Medieval Philosophy (CUP, 2010) and Metaphysical Themes 1274-1671 (OUP, 2011).
Table of Contents
1. Boethius on the Problem of Desert, PETER KING
2. Genuine Agency, Somehow Shared? The Holy Spirit and Other Gifts, MARILYN MCCORD ADAMS
3. What Lucifer Wanted: Anselm, Aquinas, and Scotus on the Object of the First Evil Choice, GIORGIO PINI
4. Some Twelfth-Century Reflections on Mereological Essentialism, ANDREW ARLIG
5. Why Are the Habits Necessary? An Inquiry into Aquinas' Moral Psychology, JEAN PORTER
6. Olivi on Consciousness and Self-Knowledge: The Phenomenology, Metaphysics, and Epistemology of Mind's Reflexivity, SUSAN BROWER-TOLAND
7. Duns Scotus on Essence and Existence, RICHARD CROSS
Yahya 'Adi on the Location of God, PETER ADAMSON and ROBERT WISNOVSKY