Boethius's Influence in the Middle Ages

John Marenbon

in Boethius

Published in print February 2003 | ISBN: 9780195134070
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199868094 | DOI:

Series: Great Medieval Thinkers

 Boethius's Influence in the Middle Ages

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Examines the vast influence of Boethius in the Middle Ages, in logic, theology, and through the Consolation of Philosophy – in philosophy more broadly – and in literature. Among the authors discussed are Abelard, William of Conches, Gilbert of Poitiers, Alan of Lille, Aquinas, Jean de Meun, and Chaucer.

Keywords: Abelard; Alan of Lille; Aquinas; Chaucer; Consolation of Philosophy; Gilbert of Poitiers; Jean de Meun; William of Conches

Chapter.  7854 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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