William of Auvergne

[Revised entry by Neil Lewis on November 18, 2016. Changes to: Bibliography] William of Auvergne or Paris, (ca.1180/90 - 1249), Bishop of Paris from 1228 until his death in 1249, was one of the
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[Revised entry by Neil Lewis on November 18, 2016. Changes to: Bibliography] William of Auvergne or Paris, (ca.1180/90 - 1249), Bishop of Paris from 1228 until his death in 1249, was one of the first wave of thinkers in the Latin West to engage with the writings on natural philosophy and metaphysics by Greek, Islamic and Jewish thinkers that had recently become available in Latin translation. William took these writings to pose errors dangerous to the Christian faith, and his philosophical works are in large part aimed at combating their errors....

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