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Thomas Bradwardine (c.1295-1349)

Synopsis

BRADWARDINE, Thomas (doctor profundus), b. [probably in 1290 at Chichester, Eng.]; d. in London, Aug. 26, 1349; studied theology, philo.ophy, mathematics, and astronomy in Merton College, Oxford; became one of the proctors of the university in 1325; followed Edward III. as his confessor, since 1338, in his campaigns in France; and was chosen Archbishop of Canterbury, and consecrated at Avignon a few weeks before his death. His great work, De Causa Dei, more philosophical and metaphysical than theological in its character, was edited by Sir Henry Savile, London, 1618. Several of his mathematical works were published at Venice or Paris, 1495-1536.

Philip Schaff, ed., A Religious Encyclopaedia or Dictionary of Biblical, Historical, Doctrinal, and Practical Theology, 3rd edn, Vol. 1. Toronto, New York & London: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1894. p.316

Primary Sources

Book or monograph N.J.Green-Pedersen & Lauge Olaf Nielsen, Three logical treatises ascribed to Thomas Bradwardine. Copenhagen: Institut du moyen-age grec et latin, Universite de Copenhague, 1982. pp.164.

Secondary Sources

Book or monograph Edith Wilks Dolnikowski, Thomas Bradwardine's View of Time. Studies in the History of Christian Thought, No. 65. Leiden: E J Brill, 1995. Hbk. ISBN: 9004102264. pp.406. {Amazon.com}
Book or monograph Gordon A. Leff, Bradwardine and the Pelagians: a Study of His 'De Causa Dei' and its Opponents . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1957. pp.282.
Book or monograph H.A. Oberman, Archbishop Thomas Bradwardine: A Fourteenth Century Augustinian. Dissertation. Utrecht: Kemink & Zoon, 1957. pp. x + 246.
Book or monograph Edith Sylla, Thomas Bradwardine's "De continuo" and the Structure of Fourteenth-Century Learning. Studies in Intellectual History, 78. Leiden: Brill, 1997.

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