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Why do we study medieval logic?

Earlier this week I was up in St. Andrews for the excellent conference on Medieval Logic and Its Contemporary Relevance, a week after coming back from another very excellent conference, on Feminist Philosophy and Formal Logic. The FP&FL conference sparked … Continue reading

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What problem was Ladd trying to solve?

Last weekend I was at an amazing conference on Feminist Philosophy and Formal Logic (which I’ve written about elsewhere), during which there were a number of papers on the history of women and logic. Frederique Janssen-Lauret gave a paper on … Continue reading

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Not quite medieval, not quite logic: Proclus’s commentary on Euclid

Earlier this week I was following up on some notes I’d scribbled down over a month ago in a meeting with a colleague, one of which was “Proclus: Image in the water”. A bit of googling later, and I found … Continue reading

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Moody 2018: William of Ockham and his Milieu

From the 2nd to the 4th of March, the University of California Los Angeles will be hosting the yearly Moody Workshop in Medieval Philosophy. This meeting is named after Earnest Addison Moody, a former member of the Philosophy Department and … Continue reading

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Three-year lectureship in medieval philosophy, Charles University, Prague

Boosting the signal: Job offer: Lecturer in philosophy Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies Faculty of Arts, Charles University The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts, Charles University invites applications for one full-time three-year position at the … Continue reading

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Brill’s “Investigating Medieval Philosophy” series

In case any of our readers don’t already know about it, Brill has a book series “Investigating Medieval Philosophy”, edited by John Marenbon and with an editor board: consisting of Margaret Cameron, Simo Knuuttila, Christopher J. Martin, and our very … Continue reading

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John Trevisa on the rational soul

Earlier this week I picked up John Trevisa’s Middle English translation of Bartholomeus Anglicus’s De Proprietatibus Rerum ‘On the Properties of Things’, for reasons entirely unrelated to logic and philosophy (mostly because I wanted to learn things like “why do … Continue reading

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