Master Richard Sophista: Abstractiones

by Mary Sirridge and Sten Ebbesen with E. J. Ashworth

03 Oct 2016
Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press
Number of pages

Auctores Britannici Medii Aevi, Volume 25

The Abstractiones is a work in medieval logic from the second half of the 13th century. Clearly a product of the British university culture and much cited, quoted and imitated, it is attributed in two manuscripts to 'Master Richard the Sophist'. This Richard is referred to by other philosophers and logicians as 'The Master of Abstractions' - an honorific title which indicates that his work was a standard textbook.

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