By Jorge J. E. Gracia,Timothy B. Noone

This entire reference quantity good points essays via probably the most distinct students within the box.

  • Provides a complete "who's who" consultant to medieval philosophers.
  • Offers a clean mixture of essays supplying old context by means of a hundred and forty alphabetically prepared entries on person thinkers.
  • Constitutes an generally cross-referenced and listed source.
  • Written through a unusual solid of philosophers.
  • Spans the historical past of medieval philosophy from the fourth century advert to the 15th century.

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