Robert Kilwardby

[Revised entry by José Filipe Silva on November 29, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Robert Kilwardby (ca. 1215 - 1279) was a Dominican Provincial and later Archbishop of
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[Revised entry by José Filipe Silva on November 29, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Robert Kilwardby (ca. 1215 - 1279) was a Dominican Provincial and later Archbishop of Canterbury, who started his academic career around 1231 at the University of Paris. As a Master of Arts he is one of the first to comment on the newly available Aristotelian logical works, commentaries whose influence is generally recognized. His is also a widely read introduction to the sciences, the De ortu scientiarum. He is however mostly associated with Augustinian thought, especially on the plurality of substantial forms and the...

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