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A companion to angels in medieval philosophy

Author: Tobias Hofffmann
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.
Series: Brill's companions to the Christian tradition, 35.
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While Christian theologians have always been greatly interested in angels, during the course of the thirteenth century their treatments of angelology became increasingly motivated by philosophical concerns. Many of the most original and ingenious contributions of medieval philosophy came to light in the context of angelology, for angelology provided an ideal context for discussing issues such as the structure of the  Read more...
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Companion to angels in medieval philosophy.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012
(DLC) 2012017180
(OCoLC)793494116
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tobias Hofffmann
ISBN: 9789004229792 9004229795
OCLC Number: 808366468
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; I. Aquinas on the Demonstrability of Angels; Gregory T. Doolan; II. Metaphysical Composition of Angels in Bonaventure, Aquinas, and Godfrey of Fontaines; John F. Wippel; III. The Individuation of Angels from Bonaventure to Duns Scotus; Giorgio Pini; IV. Angelic Time and Motion: Bonaventure to Duns Scotus; Richard Cross; V. Angelic Knowledge in Aquinas and Bonaventure; Harm Goris; VI. Duns Scotus on Angelic Knowledge; Timothy B. Noone; VII. Angelic Language and Communication; Bernd Roling; VIII. Augustine and Anselm on Angelic Sin; Peter King; IX. Theories of Angelic Sin from Aquinas to Ockham; Tobias Hoffmann; Bibliography; Index of Manuscripts; Index of Names
Series Title: Brill's companions to the Christian tradition, 35.
Responsibility: edited by Tobias Hofffmann.

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This book studies medieval theories of angelology insofar as they made groundbreaking contributions to medieval philosophy. It centers on the period from Bonaventure to Ockham while also discussing  Read more...
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"The issue of the role of angels in the history of Christian medieval spirituality [...] will greatly benefit from the intellectual rigour and clarity of the present volume". Isabel Iribarren, Read more...

 
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