Logica, or Summa Lamberti

2015.11.22 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lambert of Auxerre, Logica, or Summa Lamberti, Thomas S. Maloney (tr.), University of Notre Dame Press, 2015, 442pp., $64.00
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2015.11.22 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lambert of Auxerre, Logica, or Summa Lamberti, Thomas S. Maloney (tr.), University of Notre Dame Press, 2015, 442pp., $64.00 (pbk), ISBN 9780268035358. Reviewed by Allan Bäck, Kutztown University This translation of the Summa (or Logica) of Lambert, commonly said to be from Auxerre, is a useful addition to current translations of medieval texts, in particular logical ones. Thomas S. Maloney, the translator, also has written extensive notes and a long introduction. The translation is reliable, with some caveats noted below. The book is very well produced, with a good bibliography. Lambert's Summa was one of the main logic texts used to teach students in the mid-thirteenth century. The other main ones are William of Sherwood's Introductiones in logicam, with recent translations into English and German, Peter of Spain's Tractatus, with a recent translation into English, and Roger Bacon's Summulae dialectices,. . .

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