Marsilius of Inghen

[Revised entry by Maarten Hoenen on March 2, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Marsilius of Inghen, master at the Universities of Paris (1362 - 1378) and Heidelberg (1386 -
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[Revised entry by Maarten Hoenen on March 2, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Marsilius of Inghen, master at the Universities of Paris (1362 - 1378) and Heidelberg (1386 - 1396), wrote a number of treatises on logic, natural philosophy and theology popular at many late medieval and early modern universities. He adopted the logico-semantic approach of William of Ockham and John Buridan while at the same time defending the traditional views of Thomas Aquinas and Bonaventure. His thinking sheds light on the discussion between nominalists and realists and...

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