John Buridan

[Revised entry by Jack Zupko on February 3, 2014. Changes to: notes.html] Perhaps the most influential Parisian philosopher of the fourteenth century, John Buridan did much to shape the way
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[Revised entry by Jack Zupko on February 3, 2014. Changes to: notes.html] Perhaps the most influential Parisian philosopher of the fourteenth century, John Buridan did much to shape the way philosophy was done not only during his own lifetime, but throughout the later scholastic and early modern periods. He spent his entire career as a teaching master in the arts faculty at the University of Paris, lecturing on logic and the works of Aristotle, and producing many commentaries and...

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