Peter of Spain

[Revised entry by Joke Spruyt on September 1, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Peter of Spain (thirteenth century), exact identity unknown, was the author of a standard
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[Revised entry by Joke Spruyt on September 1, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Peter of Spain (thirteenth century), exact identity unknown, was the author of a standard textbook on logic, the Tractatus (Tracts),[1] which enjoyed a high renown in Europe for many centuries. His works on logic are typical examples of the type of manuals that gradually started to emerge within the context of twelfth- and thirteenth-century teaching practices. Until recently he was also...

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