Angels in Medieval Philosophical Inquiry (Ashgate Studies in by Isabel Iribarren, Martin Lenz

By Isabel Iribarren, Martin Lenz

The character and houses of angels occupied a sought after position in medieval philosophical inquiry. Creatures of 2 worlds, angels supplied excellent flooring for exploring the character of God and his production, being perceived as 'models' in keeping with which a complete diversity of questions have been outlined, from cosmological order, flow, and position, to individuation, cognition, volition, and modes of language.This choice of essays is an important scholarly contribution to angelology, concentrated at the functionality and importance of angels in medieval hypothesis and its heritage. The unifying subject matter is that of the function of angels in philosophical inquiry, the place each one contribution represents a case research within which the angelic version is noticeable to encourage advancements in particular parts and classes of medieval philosophical notion.

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II-III, Visio IV, ed. F. Delorme, F. Delorme, S. Bonaventurae Collationes in Hexameron et Bonaventuriana quaedam selecta, Bibliotheca Franciscana Scholastica Medii Aevi, 8 (Quaracchi : Collegium S. Bonaventurae, 1934), pp. 234–56. Collationes in Hexaemeron, XXI-XXII, Opera omnia (10 vols, Quaracchi: Collegium S. Bonaventurae, 1882–1902), vol. 5, pp. 431–41. Sermo I (on the feast of St Michael), Opera omnia (10 vols, Quaracchi: Collegium S. Bonaventurae, 1882–1902), vol. 9, pp. 609–18. Sermo II (on angels), Opera omnia (10 vols, Quaracchi: Collegium S.

P. Simon and W. Kübel (Münster: Aschendorff, 1993), p. 45: ‘Dicimus quod universalis habitus regens in omnibus theologicis est fides, quoniam in ea non possumus per principia rationis, sed per ea quae sunt supra rationem et naturam. ’ 12 Albertus Magnus, Super Dionysium, p. 67: ‘Dicimus quod secundum opinionem philosophorum facile esset respondere huic quaestioni. ’ 13 Albertus Magnus, Super Dionysium, p. 86 : ‘Nos autem distinguimus ordines secundum officia, quibus obsequuntur deo. Unde si poneremus aliquos angelos in motu orbium servire Deo, sicut dixit Cancellarius Philippus et Hieronimus ...

He sensed that his protégé had important points to make on the understanding of the PseudoDionysius, and encouraged him to do so. 19 Underpinning his work on the latest advances of scholarship, Olivi had at his disposal Robert Grosseteste’s translation and was making abundant use of the commentary appended to it, mostly for its semantic and grammatical explanations of the Greek text. Before dealing with this commentary, it may be profitable to turn first to some other passages in which Olivi clarifies, in a shorter and sharper way, the guiding rule of his interpretation of the Celestial Hierarchy.

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