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Adenulf of Anagni

Adenulf of Anagni  

(d. 1289/90)*Canon of Paris, nephew of Pope Gregory IX. He wrote commentaries on Aristotle’s Topics and on the Psalms (edited among the works of Albertus Magnus), Quodlibeta, and Sermons. ...
debate

debate  

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Buddhist traditions of debate have their origins in the early encounters between Buddhists and non-Buddhist philosophers and later within rival Buddhist groups. By the 6th century ce, philosophical ...
Durandus of Saint-Pourçain

Durandus of Saint-Pourçain  

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(c.1275–1334), Dominican philosopher. He taught at Paris; in 1313 he was summoned to be Lector at the Papal Court at Avignon; later he became a bishop. He was one of the earliest exponents of what ...
Eustace of Arras

Eustace of Arras  

(c.1225–91) Student of Bonaventure, preacher at the University of Paris (1260–73), and regent master (1263–6).He accompanied Louis IX (1214–70) on crusade and was named bishop of Coutances in ...
Gerard of Abbeville

Gerard of Abbeville  

(d. 1272) Secular theologian, he founded the college of Sorbonne with Robert of Sorbonne.Following William of St-Amour, he disputed against the possibility of mendicant teaching at the University of ...
Godfrey of Fontaines

Godfrey of Fontaines  

(before 1250–c.1306 or 1309)Coming from the principality of Liège to Paris (a pupil of Siger of Brabant?), regent master in theology in 1285, Godfrey (Godefroid) of Fontaines left a ...
Guido Terrena (Terreni)

Guido Terrena (Terreni)  

(d. 1342) Catalan Carmelite and theologian; studied under Godfrey of Fontaines; made bishop of Majorca (1321) and of Elna (1332).His works include a commentary on the Sentences, Quodlibeta, ...
Henry of Ghent

Henry of Ghent  

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(c.1217–93)Belgian theologian and significant Augustinian thinker. Henry taught theology at Paris, managing a fusion of Aristotelianism, doctrines derived from Avicenna, and the more platonic ...
John Duns Scotus

John Duns Scotus  

(c. 1265–1308),Scottish theologian and scholar. A profoundly influential figure in the Middle Ages, he was the first major theologian to defend the theory of the Immaculate Conception, and opposed St ...
John of Pouilly

John of Pouilly  

(late 13th - early 14th c.)A secular priest, professor of theology at Paris from 1301, he was the author of Quodlibeta and Quaestiones still unedited. His doctrine, though generally ...
John of Ripa

John of Ripa  

(fl. 1350) Franciscan theologian who held a chair at the University of Paris.He was criticized by Gerson (c.1400) for holding the Scotist doctrine of the formal distinction between the ...
John Pecham

John Pecham  

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(c. 1225–92),also, in older works, ‘Peckham’, Abp. of Canterbury. He was born at Patcham (formerly Pecham), E. Sussex, and prob. educated at Lewes. He proceeded to the University of ...
Matthew of Aquasparta

Matthew of Aquasparta  

(c.1240–1302), Franciscan theologian. In 1287 he became General of his Order and in 1288 a cardinal. He stood high in the confidence of Boniface VIII, whose views on Papal power he endorsed. His ...
Peter John Olivi

Peter John Olivi  

(1247/8–98)Bold and controversial French philosopher and theologian. Principally a theologian, notorious for defending the Franciscan emphasis on poverty within the Church, Olivi was also ...
Peter of Tarentaise

Peter of Tarentaise  

(c.1224–1276)A native of Savoy or the Lyonnaise region, Peter of Tarentaise entered the Dominicans young and had a brilliant career there: bachelor, master of theology, regent in 1257–1260 and ...
quodlibet

quodlibet   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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2010
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Originally a free form of disputation in medieval *universities, held in Advent and *Lent, open to a wider

Quodlibet

Quodlibet   Reference library

Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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2005
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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A special case of disputed quaestio was that of the disputation De quodlibet. The discussion no longer bore on

Richard de Mediavilla

Richard de Mediavilla  

(c.1249–1300)A Franciscan, born very probably at Menneville, he died on 30 March 1300. He was regent master from Sept 1284 to June 1287 at the Franciscan studium in Paris. ...
Richard of Middleton

Richard of Middleton  

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(b. c.1249), ‘Richardus de Mediavilla’, Franciscan philosopher and theologian. It is disputed whether he was English or French, and little is known of his life. He was certainly a regent master in ...
Robert de Winchelsey

Robert de Winchelsey  

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(d. 1313).Archbishop of Canterbury. Born in Kent, educated at Paris where he was rector and at Oxford where he was chancellor (1288), Winchelsey was a distinguished scholar. Though elected archbishop ...

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