Companion to Walter Burley: Late Medieval Logician and by Alessandro Conti

By Alessandro Conti

Walter Burley was once essentially the most well known logicians and metaphysicians of the center a long time. This quantity, which include 13 large articles on his philosophy, is aimed to reconstruct the interior evolution of his doctrines and the position they performed within the improvement of past due Medieval philosophy.

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Friedman and Chris Schabel, “Francis of Marchia’s Commentary on the Sentences: Question List and State of Research,” Mediaeval Studies 63 (2001), 31–106; N. 1 (2006) of Vivarium, dedicated to the Franciscan author. 39 It seems plausible to place Burley’s principium and Francis of Marchia’s lectures on the Sentences in the same academic year (1319–20) or to place Burley’s principium in the academic year 1318–19. Weisheipl (“Ockham,“ 186), followed by Agustin Uña Juarez and Edith Sylla, thinks that they could have lectured in the same academic year.

Garcìa, 2 vols. (Ad Claras Aquas: 1914), 206, 3–18 (= Ordinatio II, d. 2, pars 2, q. 6, ns. 475–77, Editio Vaticana, vol. 7 [1973], 369, 15–370, 11). 31 For more information on this subject see Chapter Two below, 49–84. 32 Any reconstruction must be based on some textual sources and quite a lot of conjectures. 30, fol. 34 (3) The manuscript Oxford, All Souls College, 86, fol. 35 Other useful hints for dating Burley’s theological studies come from the so-called Tractatus primus, or Tractatus de activitate, unitate et augmentatione formarum accidentalium.

Part of the exposition has been edited by M. von Perger, in “Walter Burley über das Vorwissen des Schluβwissens. Eine provisorische Edition von Prolog und Kap. 1 der Expositio super librum Posteriorum,” Traditio 57 (2002), 239–88. 81 See Lohr, “Medieval Latin,” 178, n. 10; Weisheipl, “Repertorium,” 190, n. 9c; Weijers, Le travail, 43, n. 3. On the dating see Sommers, “Introduction,” 6. See also Michalski, “La Physique nouvelle,” 209–10, and M. Vittorini, “The Last Difference in Definition: Burley and the Tradition of Posterior Analytics Commentaries,” Documenti e studi sulla tradizione filosofica medievale 20 (2009), 329–73.

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