Albert of Saxony

[Revised entry by Joél Biard on March 23, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Albert of Saxony (ca. 1320 - 1390), Master of Arts at Paris, then Rector of the University of Vienna, and
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[Revised entry by Joél Biard on March 23, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Albert of Saxony (ca. 1320 - 1390), Master of Arts at Paris, then Rector of the University of Vienna, and finally Bishop of Halberstadt (Germany). As a logician, he was at the forefront of the movement that expanded the analysis of language based on the properties of terms, especially their reference (in Latin: suppositio), but also in the exploration of new fields of logic, especially the theory of consequences. As a natural philosopher, he worked in the tradition of...

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