Thomism
Thomism is the philosophical school that arose as a legacy of the work and thought of Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274), philosopher, theologian, and Doctor of the Church. In philosophy, his disputed q...
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Maximilian Balzan
Maximilian Balzan (1637–1711) was a minor Maltese mediaeval philosopher who specialised mainly in physics and art. He was also an accomplished theologian. He had a very successful administrative caree...
Jean Buridan
Jean Buridan ([byʁidɑ̃]; Latin Johannes Buridanus; c. 1295 – after 1358) was a French priest who sowed the seeds of the Copernican revolution in Europe. He developed the concept of impetus, the first ...
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List of medieval Latin commentators on Aristotle
This is a list of commentators on the works of Aristotle who wrote in Latin, from the Late Antique to the last years of the European Middle Ages. The names are given in their Latin forms.Sources: Take...
John Mair
John Major (or Mair) (also known in Latin as Joannes Majoris and Haddingtonus Scotus) (1467–1550) was a Scottish philosopher, much admired in his day and an acknowledged influence on all the great thi...
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William of Ockham
William of Ockham (/ˈɒkəm/; also Occam; c. 1287 – 1347) was an English Franciscan friar and scholastic philosopher and theologian, who is believed to have been born in Ockham, a small village in Surre...
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Simon of Tournai
Simon of Tournai (c. 1130–1201) was a professor at the University of Paris in the late twelfth century. His date of birth is uncertain, but he was teaching before 1184, as he signed a document at the...
William de la Mare
William De La Mare (died c.1285) was an English Franciscan theologian.
William de la Mare is thought to have been born in Britain. He obtained a masters degree (Master Regent) in Paris in 1274/5. ...
John Versor
John Versor (Latin: Johannes Versoris, French: Jean Letourneur) (died c.1485) was a French Dominican, known as a Thomist philosopher and commentator on Aristotle.He was Rector of the Universit...
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Odo of Châteauroux
Odo of Châteauroux (born ca. 1190, Châteauroux – died on January 25, 1273 in Orvieto) was a French theologian and scholastic philosopher, papal legate and Cardinal. He was “an experienced preacher and...
Pierre de Bar
Pierre de Bar (died 11 January 1253, Perugia) was a French Cardinal. He is also tentatively identified as a scholastic philosopher, at the University of Paris around 1230. Some sources indicate that h...
List of scholastic philosophers
This is a list of philosophers working in the Christian tradition in Western Europe during the medieval period. See also scholasticism.
John of Mirecourt
John of Mirecourt, also known as Monachus Albus, was a Cistercian scholastic philosopher of the fourteenth century, from Mirecourt, Lorraine. He was a follower of William of Ockham; he was censured by...
Gaetano da Thiene (philosopher)
Gaetano da Thiene (1387–1465) was a Renaissance philosopher and physician who was born and lived in Padua. A student of Paul of Venice, Gaetano, like his teacher, held an Averroist interpretation of A...
Nicholas of Cusa
Nicholas of Kues (1401 – 11 August 1464), also referred to as Nicolaus Cusanus and Nicholas of Cusa, was a German philosopher, theologian, jurist, and astronomer. One of the first German proponents o...
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Richard of Middleton
Richard of Middleton (Medieval Latin: Richardus de Mediavilla) (c.1249–c.1308) was a member of the Franciscan Order, a theologian, and scholastic philosopher.
Richard's origins are unclear: he was...
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John Constance Parnis
John Constance Parnis (1695–1735) was a major Maltese mediaeval philosopher who specialised mainly in metaphysics, physics, and logic.
Parnis was born at Mdina, Malta, in 1695. He began studying p...
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Adam Pulchrae Mulieris
Adam Pulchrae Mulieris, also called Adam de Puteorumvilla, was a Paris master who studied under Peter of Lamballe, who flourished in the first half of the 13th century. Little is known of his life. He...
Robert Pullus
Robert Pullus (also Robert Pullen, Pullan or Pully) was an English cardinal, philosopher and theologian, of the twelfth century.
He was born in England about 1080; died 1147-50. He seems to have s...
Henry of Oyta
Henry of Oyta (German: Heinrich Totting von Oyta) (c.1330 – 1397) was a German theologian and nominalist philosopher.
He was born at Friesoythe in Lower Saxony. Henry graduated M.A. at the Un...
Cahal Daly
Cahal Brendan Daly (1 October 1917 – 31 December 2009) was an Irish philosopher, theologian, writer and international speaker and, in later years, a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.Daly served a...
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Rosarius Mary Hagius
Rosarius Mary Hagius (1673–1757) was a minor Maltese mediaeval philosopher who specialised mainly in metaphysics.
Little is known as yet about the private life of Hagius. This is unfortunate becau...
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Richard Rufus of Cornwall
Richard Rufus of Cornwall (died circa 1260) was a Cornish Franciscan scholastic philosopher and theologian who studied at Paris and at Oxford starting from the 1220s. He became a Franciscan circa 1230...
Peter of Capua
Peter of Capua (died August 1214) was an Italian theologian and scholastic philosopher, and a Cardinal and papal legate.Peter was a member of an Amalfitan family. After a being a teacher at the Unive...
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Thomas of Villanova
St. Thomas of Villanova O.S.A. (1488–1555) was a Spanish friar of the Order of Saint Augustine who was a noted preacher, ascetic and religious writer of his day. He became an archbishop who was famou...
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Michael of Massa
Michael of Massa (Michael Beccucci de Massa) (died 1337) was an Italian Augustinian Hermit and theologian. He is known both as a scholastic philosopher and as an author of contemplative works.He wrote...
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Blasius of Parma
Blasius of Parma (Biagio Pelacani da Parma) (c. 1365 – 1416) was an Italian philosopher, mathematician and astrologer.He popularised English and French philosophical work in Italy, where he associated...
Richard Swineshead
Richard Swineshead (a.k.a. Suisset, Suiseth, etc.) (fl. c. 1340 – 1354) was an English mathematician, logician, and natural philosopher. He was perhaps the greatest of the Oxford Calculators of Merton...
William John Townsend
William John Townsend (20 January 1835 - 7 March 1915) was a British minister of the Methodist New Connection. He wrote on theology and the history of Methodism, writing biographies of Robert Morrison...
Marsilius of Padua
Marsilius of Padua (Italian Marsilio or Marsiglio da Padova; born Marsilio dei Mainardini or Marsilio Mainardini, c. 1275 – c. 1342) was an Italian scholar, trained in medicine who practiced a ...