Medieval Theories of Relations

[Revised entry by Jeffrey Brower on November 30, 2015. Changes to: Bibliography] The purpose of this entry is to provide a systematic introduction to medieval views about the nature and
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[Revised entry by Jeffrey Brower on November 30, 2015. Changes to: Bibliography] The purpose of this entry is to provide a systematic introduction to medieval views about the nature and ontological status of relations. Given the current state of our knowledge of medieval philosophy, especially with regard to relations, it is not possible to discuss all the nuances of even the best-known medieval philosophers' views. In what follows, therefore, we shall restrict our aim to identifying and describing (a) the main types of position that were developed during...

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