Blasius of Parma

(d. 1416)

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(d. 1416) Anti-Aristotelian Italian philosopher.

Blasius defended mathematical measure and a materialistic, atomistic, and deterministic philosophy, denying the immortality of the soul (for which he was condemned) and upholding the eternity of the universe. See also aristotelianism; astrology; philosophy, western.


Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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