Giles of Rome and Dante on the rival claims of the church and secular rulers.
An introduction to philosophy in the 14th century, focusing on two big ideas: nominalism and voluntarism.
Our look at Scotus ends with his attempt to explain how things can share a nature in common while being unique...
Scotus develops a novel theory of free will and, along the way, rethinks the notions of necessity and possibility.
Medieval discussions of the Trinity charted new metaphysical territory, as we see in this interview with Richard Cross.
Philosophy is pushed to its limits to provide rational explanations of two Christian theological doctrines.
An interview with Martin Pickavé on voluntarism in Henry of Ghent.
Henry of Ghent, now little known but a leading scholastic in the late 13th century, makes influential proposals on...
Sex, reason, and religion in Jean de Meun’s completion of an allegory of courtly love, the Roman de la Rose.
The “modistae” explore the links between language, the mind, and reality.
Did Siger of Brabant and Boethius of Dacia, who have been called “Latin Averroists” and “radical Aristotelians,”...