Walter Burley

[Revised entry by Alessandro Conti on May 9, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Walter Burley, or Burleigh, (ca. 1275 - 1344) was one of the most prominent and influential philosophers of
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[Revised entry by Alessandro Conti on May 9, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Walter Burley, or Burleigh, (ca. 1275 - 1344) was one of the most prominent and influential philosophers of the fourteenth century. He had a very long career in both England and France, becoming Master of Arts at Oxford by 1301 and Master of Theology at Paris by 1324. He produced a large body of about fifty works, many of which were widely read in the later Middle Ages. Especially prominent were his last commentaries on the Ars Vetus and Physics, which were studied all over Europe and particularly at Italian universities...

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