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Medieval Foundations of the Western Intellectual Tradition, 400-1400

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ISBN-10: 0300078528

ISBN-13: 9780300078527

Edition: 1999

Authors: Marcia L. Colish

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Description:

This book inaugurates an important new series that provides a chronological account of intellectual life and the development of ideas in Western Europe from the medieval period to the present.
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 2/8/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
From Roman Christianity to the Latin Christian Culture of the Early Middle Ages
From Apology to the Constantinian Establishment
The Latin Church Fathers, I: Ambrose and Jerome
The Latin Church Fathers, II: Augustine and Gregory the Great
Hanging by a Thread: The Transmitters and Monasticism
Europe's New Schoolmasters: Franks, Celts, and Anglo-Saxons
The Carolingian Renaissance
Vernacular Culture
Celtic and Old French Literature
Varieties of Germanic Literature: Old Norse, Old High German, and Old English
Early Medieval Civilizations Compared
Imperial Culture: Byzantium
Peoples of the Book: Muslim and Jewish Thought
Western European Thought in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries
Latin and Vernacular Literature
The Renaissance of the Twelfth Century
Courtly Love Literature
Goliardic Poetry, Fabliaux, Satire, and Drama
Later Medieval Literature
Mysticism, Devotion and Heresy
Cistercians and Victorines
Franciscans, Dominicans, and Later Medieval Mystics
Heresy in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries
The Christian Commonwealth Reconfigured: Wycliff and Huss
High and Late Medieval Speculative Thought
Scholasticism and the Rise of Universities
The Twelfth Century: The Logica Modernorum and Systematic Theology
The Thirteenth Century: Modism and Terminism, Latin Averroism, Bonaventure, and Thomas Aquinas
Later Medieval Scholasticism: The Triumph of Terminism, Henry of Ghent, John Duns Scotus, and William of Ockham
The Legacy of Scholasticism
The Natural Sciences: Reception and Criticism
Economic Theory: Poverty, the Just Price, and Usury
Political Theory: Regnum and Sacerdotum, Conciliarism, and Feudal Monarchy
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliographical Note
Index