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Marenbon, John

Works: 84 works in 524 publications in 5 languages and 22,954 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor
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Most widely held works by John Marenbon
Early medieval philosophy (480-1150) : an introduction by John Marenbon( Book )

48 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compact but singularly well thought out material of a theological, logical, poetic as well as philosophical nature
Later medieval philosophy (1150-1350) : an introduction by John Marenbon( Book )

48 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to philosophy in the Latin West (1150-1350) combines an historical approach with philosophical analysis of thirteenth and fourteenth-century writing in terms comprehensible to the modern reader
Medieval philosophy by John Marenbon( Book )

41 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boethius by John Marenbon( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This accessible introduction to the thought of Boethius offers a survey of the philosopher's life and work, going on to explicate his theological method. It devotes separate chapters to his various arguments and traces his influence on the work of such thinkers as Aquinas and Duns Scotus
The philosophy of Peter Abelard by John Marenbon( Book )

23 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers a major reassessment of the philosophy of Peter Abelard (1079-1142) which argues that he was not, as usually presented, a predominantly critical thinker but a constructive one. By way of evidence the author offers new analyses of frequently discussed topics in Abelard's philosophy, and examines other areas such as the nature of substances and accidents, cognition, the definition of 'good' and 'evil', virtues and merit, and practical ethics in detail for the first time
From the circle of Alcuin to the school of Auxerre : logic, theology, and philosophy in the early Middle Ages by John Marenbon( Book )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betrifft die Handschrift Cod. C 219.4 der Burgerbibliothek Bern (Rez. in: Scriptorium 37(1983), S. 314)
The Cambridge companion to Boethius by John Marenbon( Book )

20 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers all the important aspects of Boethius's thought and his influence on poets as well as philosophers and theologians
Pagans and philosophers : the problem of paganism from Augustine to Leibniz by John Marenbon( Book )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the turn of the fifth century to the beginning of the eighteenth, Christian writers were fascinated and troubled by the "Problem of Paganism," which this book identifies and examines for the first time. How could the wisdom and virtue of the great thinkers of antiquity be reconciled with the fact that they were pagans and, many thought, damned? Related questions were raised by encounters with contemporary pagans in northern Europe, Mongolia, and, later, America and China. Pagans and Philosophers explores how writers--philosophers and theologians, but also poets such as Dante, Chaucer, and Langland, and travelers such as Las Casas and Ricci--tackled the Problem of Paganism. Augustine and Boethius set its terms, while Peter Abelard and John of Salisbury were important early advocates of pagan wisdom and virtue. University theologians such as Aquinas, Scotus, Ockham, and Bradwardine, and later thinkers such as Ficino, Valla, More, Bayle, and Leibniz, explored the difficulty in depth. Meanwhile, Albert the Great inspired Boethius of Dacia and others to create a relativist conception of scientific knowledge that allowed Christian teachers to remain faithful Aristotelians. At the same time, early anthropologists such as John of Piano Carpini, John Mandeville, and Montaigne developed other sorts of relativism in response to the issue. A sweeping and original account of an important but neglected chapter in Western intellectual history, Pagans and Philosophers provides a new perspective on nothing less than the entire period between the classical and the modern world
Medieval philosophy : an historical and philosophical introduction by John Marenbon( Book )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to Medieval Philosophy combines and updates the scholarship of the two highly successful volumes Early Medieval Philosophy (1983) and Late Medieval Philosophy (1986) in a single, reliable, and comprehensive text on the history of medieval philosophy. John Marenbon discusses the main philosophers and ideas within the social and intellectual contexts of the time, and the most important concepts in medieval philosophy. Straightforward in arrangement, wide in scope, and clear in style, this is the ideal starting point for students beginning the subject
Collationes by Peter Abelard( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Latin and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Peter Abelard (1079-1142) is widely recognized as one of the most important writers of the twelfth century, famed for his skill in logic as well as for his romance with Heloise. Even among Abelard's writings, the Collationes - or Dialogue between a Christian, a Philosopher, and a Jew - are remarkable for their daring and intellectual imaginativeness. Written probably c.1130, the work contains the fullest exposition of many aspects of Abelard's ethics, the only statement of his unusual eschatological theory, and some of his most interesting ideas about faith and the relationship between theism and revealed religion." "This is the first full critical edition of the Collationes. Based on an entirely new collation of the manuscripts, it provides a facing-page English translation, detailed notes, and an extensive historical and philosophical introduction."--Jacket
Medieval philosophy : a very short introduction by John Marenbon( Book )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For many of us, the term 'medieval philosophy' conjures up the figure of Thomas Aquinas, and is closely intertwined with religion. In this Very Short Introduction John Marenbon shows how medieval philosophy had a far broader reach than the thirteenth and fourteenth-century universities of Christian Europe, and is instead one of the most exciting and diversified periods in the history of thought. Introducing the coexisting strands of Christian, Muslim, and Jewish philosophy, Marenbon shows how these traditions all go back to the Platonic schools of late antiquity and explains the complex ways in which they are interlinked. Providing an overview of some of the main thinkers, such as Boethius, Abelard, al-Farabi, Avicenna, Maimonides, and Gersonides, and the topics, institutions and literary forms of medieval philosophy, he discusses in detail some of the key issues in medieval thought: universals; mind, body and mortality; foreknowledge and freedom; society and the best life. -- Provided by publisher
Later Medieval Philosophy by John Marenbon( )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abelard in four dimensions : a twelfth-century philosopher in his context and ours by John Marenbon( Book )

12 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part I. Abelard's present -- part II. Abelard's past and Abelard's future -- part III. Abelard and our present
Poetry and philosophy in the Middle Ages : a festschrift for Peter Dronke( Book )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of essays is written by pupils, friends and colleagues of Professor Peter Dronke, to honour him on his retirement." "The essays address the question of the relationship between poetry and philosophy in the Middle Ages." "It is an important collection for both philosophical and literary specialists, scholars, graduate students and undergraduates in Medieval Literature and in Medieval Philosophy."--Jacket
The many roots of medieval logic : the aristotelian and the non-aristotelian traditions : special offprint of Vivarium 45, 2-3 (2007)( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roots, traditions and the multiplicity of medieval logic -- The traditions of ancient logic-cum-grammar in the Middle Ages : what's the problem? / Sten Ebbesen -- Stoic logic and linguistics -- Denying conditionals : Abaelard and the failure of Boethius' account of the hypothetical syllogism / Christopher J. Martin -- Are thoughts and sentences compositional? : a controversy between Abelard and a pupil of Alberic on the reconciliation of ancient theses on mind and language / Martin Lenz -- Res meaning a thing thought : the influence of the Ars Donati / Anne Grondeux -- Platonism in logic and semantics -- The logic of being : Eriugena's dialectical ontology / Christophe Erismann -- Priscian on divine ideas and mental conceptions : the discussions in the Glosulae in Priscianum, the Notae Dunelmenses, William of Champeaux and Abelard / Irène Rosier-Catach -- Symbolism and linguistic semantics : some questions (and confusions) from late antique neoplatonism up to Eriugena / Stefania Bonfiglioli and Costantino Marmo -- Aristotle, Augustine and stoicism -- "Utrum idem sint dicere et intelligere sive videre in mente" : Robert Kilwardby, Quaestiones in librum primum sententiarum / Mary Sirridge -- Mental language and tradition encounters in medieval philosophy : Anselm, Albert and Ockham / Claude Albert -- Intentionality and truth-making : Augustine's influence on Burley and Wyclif's propositional semantics / Laurent Cesalli -- Aristotelian traditions in medieval logic -- Names that can be said of everything : Porphyrian tradition and 'transcendental' terms in twelfth-century logic / Luisa Valente -- Metaphor and the logicians from Aristotle to Cajetan / E. Jennifer Ashworth -- Scepticism, demonstration and the infinite regress argument (Nicholas of Autrecourt and John Buridan) / Christophe Grellard -- Theory of supposition vs. theory of fallacies in Ockham / Catarina Dutilh Novaes -- Richard Billingham's Speculum puerorum, some medieval commentaries and Aristotle / Egbert P. Bos
Boethius by John Marenbon( Book )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over leven en werk van de filosoof (ca. 480-524)
Early medieval philosophy (480-ll50) : an introduction by John Marenbon( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Later medieval philosophy (1150-1350) : an introductionLater Medieval Philosophy
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John Marenbon British philosopher

マレンボン, J

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Later medieval philosophy (1150-1350) : an introductionMedieval philosophyBoethiusThe philosophy of Peter AbelardFrom the circle of Alcuin to the school of Auxerre : logic, theology, and philosophy in the early Middle AgesThe Cambridge companion to BoethiusMedieval philosophy : an historical and philosophical introductionCollationes