Medieval theories of divine providence : 1250-1350 / by Mikko Posti.

By: Posti, Mikko [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studien und Texte zur Geistesgeschichte des Mittelalters, Band 128Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2020Description: viii, 295 pages; 24.5 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789004427877Subject(s): Providence and government of God -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500 | Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274 | Liber de bona fortuna | Philosophy, MedievalAdditional physical formats: Medieval theories of divine providenceDDC classification: 231/.5 LOC classification: BT96.3 | .P67 2020Summary: "In Medieval Theories of Divine Providence 1250-1350 Mikko Posti presents a historical and philosophical study of the doctrine of divine providence in 13th- and 14th-century Latin philosophical theology. In addition to offering a fresh and engaging reading of Thomas Aquinas's ideas concerning providence, Posti focuses on Siger of Brabant, Peter Auriol and Thomas Bradwardine, among others. The book also provides an extended treatment of the relatively little-known 13th-century work Liber de bona fortuna, consisting of Latin translations of chapters found originally in Aristotle's Ethica Eudemia and Magna moralia. In their treatments of Liber de bona fortuna, the medieval theologians provided philosophically interesting explanations of good fortune and its relationship to divine providence"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"In Medieval Theories of Divine Providence 1250-1350 Mikko Posti presents a historical and philosophical study of the doctrine of divine providence in 13th- and 14th-century Latin philosophical theology. In addition to offering a fresh and engaging reading of Thomas Aquinas's ideas concerning providence, Posti focuses on Siger of Brabant, Peter Auriol and Thomas Bradwardine, among others. The book also provides an extended treatment of the relatively little-known 13th-century work Liber de bona fortuna, consisting of Latin translations of chapters found originally in Aristotle's Ethica Eudemia and Magna moralia. In their treatments of Liber de bona fortuna, the medieval theologians provided philosophically interesting explanations of good fortune and its relationship to divine providence"-- Provided by publisher.

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