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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11864374M
ISBN 101425455069
ISBN 109781425455064

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William of Auvergne was one of the first thinkers in the Latin West to offer a positive reception to the Greek and Aristotelian thought pouring into Europe through the new translations. He was deeply influenced, especially by Avicenna with regard to his understanding of God, the proofs for his existence, the structure of the created world, and.   William of Auvergne represents the first stage of the movement which ended in the adoption and adaptation of Aristotle's philosophy as the basis of a systematic exposition of Christian dogma. It was difficult for him to break all at once with the Augustinian method and doctrine which had prevailed in the schools up to this time. William argued that the soul is an individualized immortal “form,” or principle, of intelligent activity; man’s sentient life, however, requires another activating “form.” The complete works of William of Auvergne, edited in by B. Leferon, were reprinted in William VII retained only the region bounded by the Allier and the Coux rivers—the district that from the end of the 13th century was called the Dauphiné d’Auvergne. Philip II Augustus of France intervened in the family quarrel and appropriated a large part of the area (), which he annexed to the royal domain as Terre d’Auvergne.

What is by convenience called the Dauphinate of Auvergne was in reality the remnant of the County of Auvergne after the usurpation of Count William VII the Young around by his uncle Count William VIII the Old.. The young count was able to maintain his status in part of his county, especially Beaumont, Chamalières, and authors have therefore named William VII and his. These essays treat a variety of different aspects of the topic: subjects include the frequency and character of early medieval penance; the summae and manuals for confessors, and the ways in which these texts (written by males for males) constructed women as sexual in nature; William of Auvergne's remarkable writing on penance; and the.   This book examines the demonology of William of Auvergne, to determine why and how he constructed his theories out of contemporary lore about demons and other spirits, combining . This chapter focuses on William of Auvergne and one work of his, On the sacrament of marriage. William took a remarkable comparative and historical-geographic view of different faiths and laws in the world, and this is the background for an equally remarkable treatment of the sacrament of : Peter Biller.

Focusing on the seminal works of two early thirteenth-century philosophers, Steven P. Marrone shows how the idea of science" and the desire to be "scientific" first penetrated the scholarly discourse of the medieval West. Originally published in William of Auvergne represents the first stage of the movement which ended in the adoption and adaptation of Aristotle's philosophy as the basis of a systematic exposition of Christian dogma. It was difficult for him to break all at once with the Augustinian method and doctrine which had prevailed in the schools up to this time. William of Auvergne served as bishop of Paris from to On the Virtues is the first of six parts of William’s larger work On the Virtues and Vices, which in turn is one of seven works in William’s Teaching on God in the Mode of Wisdom. "William of Auvergne's Account of the Enuntiable: its Relations to Nominalism and the Doctrine of the Eternal Truths" published on 01 Jan by Brill.