The Heroic Age (#02 in Scholastic Humanism And The Unification Of Europe Series)
This is the second of the three volumes comprising, Scholastic Humanism and the Unification of Europe. Focussing on the period from c.1090-1212, the volume explores the lives, scholarly resources, and contributions of a wide sample of people who either took...
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This is the second of the three volumes comprising, Scholastic Humanism and the Unification of Europe. Focussing on the period from c.1090-1212, the volume explores the lives, scholarly resources, and contributions of a wide sample of people who either took part in the creation of the scholastic system of thought or gave practical effect to it in public life. ^The second volume of a compelling, original work which will redefine our perceptions of medieval civilization, the renaissance and the evolution of modern Europe.^Written by a man who was widely regarded as the greatest medieval historian.
R. W. Southern is a Fellow of the British Academy and an Honorary Fellow of Balliol, Exeter, and St John's College, Oxford, and of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. He was President of St John's College, Oxford, from 1969 to 1981. He was Chichele Professor of Modern History at the University of Oxford from 1961 to 1969, and is a past President of the Selden Society and the Royal Historical Society. His publications include: "The Making of the Middle Ages" (1953), "Western Views of Islam in the Middle Ages" (1962), "Western Society and the Church in the Middle Ages" (1970), "Robert Grosseteste"
- Vol. 2: The Heroic Age: The Reshaping Of Knowledge And Government:
- Introduction. Part Iii: The Struggles Of Scholars In The Schools:
- Introduction. 1. Rupert Of Deutz: A Voice Of The Past. I. The Two Worlds
- In Western Europe. Ii. Rupert's Life, Work, And World. Iii. Rupert's
- Conflicts With The Schools. I. Rupert's Encounter With Norbert. Ii. Rupert
- Confronts Anselm Of Laon. Iv. The Final Grandeur Of Events. V. Ceremonies
- And Symbols V. Definitions And System. 2. Master Anselm Of Laon: The
- Master Of Future Masters. The Grounds Of His Scholastic Fame. Ii. The
- Master, The City, And The School. Iii. The Development Of His Teaching.
- Iv. Master Anselm's Contribution To The Study Of The Bible: The Origin Of
- The Glossa Ordinaria. V. The Completion Of The Glossa By Master Anselm's
- Successors. 3. Master Anselm And The Origins Of Systematic Theology. I.
- The Scholastic Routine: From Glosses To Sentences. Ii. A Student's
- Collection Of Sententiae. Iii. Master Anselm's Questions And Answers. Iv.
- The Bridge Between The Monastic Past And The Scholastic Future. V. Summing
- Up. 4. Stumbling Towards System, C.1100-1160 . I. From Sentences To
- System. Ii. Early Collections Of Sententiae. I. British Library Ms Arundel
- 173. Ii. The Liber Pancrisis. Iii. The Years Between 1130 And 1160. 5.
- Hugh Of St Victor: A Systematic Genius Before His Time. I. His Origin And
- Scholarly Beginnings. Ii. Towards A Systematic World-view. Iii. Master
- Hugh In His Classroom. Iv. Hugh's Projected Lectures On God In Human
- History. V. Hugh's Ambiguous Position In Scholastic Development. 6.
- Scholars At The Frontiers Of Knowledge: William Of Conches And Thierry Of
- Chartres. I. William Of Conches. I. His Philosophia Mundi, C.1100-1145.
- Ii. The Division Of Functions In The Human Brain. Iii. The Problem Of The
- Anima Mundi. Iv. William Of Conches's Losing Struggle. V. The Final
- Version Of Philosophia Mundi: Dragmaticon. Vi. William Of Conches And
- Adelard Of Bath. Ii. Thierry Of Chartres. I. Thierry On Rhetoric. Ii.
- Thierry On The Trinity. Iii. Thierry On The Creation. Iv. Thierry's
- Anonymous Pupil. V. Thierry's Mathematic Explanation Of The Trinity. Vi.
- Summing Up. Iii. Conclusion. 7. Abelard At The Frontier Of Logic And
- Theology. I. Introduction. Ii. Abelard's New Beginning. Iii. Logic And The
- Holy Trinity. Iv. An Unexpected Source Of Opposition (walter Of Mortagne).
- V. The Enlargement Of Theology. 8. The Decisive Battles Of The 1140s. I.
- The Road To Conflict. Ii. The First Battle: St Bernard And Abelard. Iii.
- The Background To The First Battle: William Of St Thierry And St Bernard.
- Iv. The Second Battle: St Bernard And Gilbert De La Porrée. I.
- Introduction. Ii. St Bernard's Attack On Gilbert De La Porrée. Iii.
- The Case Against Gilbert De La Porrée At Reims In 1148. V. The
- Significance Of 1148. 9. Peter Lombard: The Great Achiever. I.
- Introduction. Ii. The Con... (part Contents).