By Alessandro Conti
Walter Burley was once probably the most fashionable logicians and metaphysicians of the center a long time. This quantity, which include 13 sizeable articles on his philosophy, is aimed to reconstruct the interior evolution of his doctrines and the function they performed within the improvement of overdue Medieval philosophy.
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12. The manuscript contains on fol. 108r a list of the questions from the first to the eighth book, 108 in all. The codex (which has an unfortunate number of lacunae) preserves only the first 43 questions. See Thomson, “Unnoticed Questiones,“ 394–97. ” 87 See Wood, “Burley’s Physics,” 283–300 and 302. Wood’s impression is that Burley modified the text early in his work, and later on, when he was engaged in the last books, he revised the basic text less and less. , 294–96. 89 See Lohr, “Medieval Latin,” 181, n.
3r)—cited by Thomson, “Unnoticed Quaestione,” 391. 34 See Feret, La faculté, 243. The exact reference is to: Bibl. , MS 1022, par. III, 117. 35 See Emden, Biographical Register, 313. D. M. 2 (1996), 161– 91. Conon Martin (“Walter Burley,” 208–09) considers that Burley held his principium in the period 1320–27, perhaps about 1320 if we assume that he incepted in 1324. Therefore, he might have drawn up the treatise some years later. According to Sylla (“Burley’s Tractatus primus,” 258), if we admit that the chancellor Burley refers to is Thomas Wylton, the work must be dated after 1320, when Wylton is appointed chancellor of St.
F. Brown in “Walter Burley’s Middle Commentary on Aristotle’s Perihermeneias,” Franciscan Studies 33 (1973), 45–134. 73 Mischa von Perger has edited Chapter 14 of Book II: see M. von Perger, “Walter Burleys letzter Kommentar zu Aristoteles De interpretatione, Kap. 14 (nebst Corrigenda zu verwandten Texten Burleys),” Traditio 59 (2004), 317–37. F. Brown, “Walter Burley, Peter Aureoli and Gregory of Rimini,” in Medieval Philosophy, ed. John Marenbon (London: 1998), 368–85, in particular 370. 75 See below, 43–44.
Companion to Walter Burley: Late Medieval Logician and Metaphysician by Alessandro Conti