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AUCTOR. Among the Romans the seller was called auctor; and public, sales were made by fixing a spear in the forum, and a person who acted as crier stood by the spear the catalogue of the goods to be sold was made in tables called auctionariae.

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Perreiah demonstrates how Vives did not totally abandon scholastic dialectic, but actually it's quite the contrary: "The strongest evidence against the idea that Vives rejected scholasticism in its entirety is the number and nature of theoretical claims he makes in his monumental new organon De disciplinis" (104).
En este sentido, New Scholasticism Meets Analytic Philosophy presenta una seleccion de cuestiones fundamentales para el dialogo futuro: materia, causalidad y mal.
A problem only arises when the deficiencies of scholasticism cannot be corrected by those modes of culture, involving humanism and the Arts, which focus much more on beauty.
This "center," which was located in Rome, was in political competition with the Germanic Empire and, thanks to Thomas Aquinas and Scholasticism, in intellectual dialogue with Islam.
As Margaret Ewalt points out, this eclectic mediation of Aristotelian scholasticism with the New Science of the early Enlightenment may be seen throughout the Hispanic world.
In his hands scholasticism and sauce prove a compelling, fascinating mix.
The division cuts between two major moves Descartes makes against scholasticism.
1998) and recent studies of Arminius in the context of Reformed scholasticism by Richard Muller and Eef Dekker.
His scholarship is evident in references that include not only scripture but medieval scholasticism, Renaissance painting, and such historical events as the disastrous 1845 Franklin Expedition to discover the Northwest Passage.
He shows how each philosopher drew on his predecessors and writes well: the reference to Wyclif as not so much the morning star of the Reformation as the evening star of scholasticism is well put.
In this fascinating book, the Goldstones explore Bacon's personal history and scientific work leading to the creation of the manuscript as well as the evolution of logic and scholasticism in 13th-century Europe, a period marked by early scientific explorations and outreach to the world beyond Christian Europe.
7) One should never forget that Ibn Sina has provided in his Kitab al- shifa' the most extensive, complete and systematic account of Aristotelian natural philosophy in its Islamic form, more complete than the works of Aristotle himself, and a veritable synthesis which influenced not only later Islamic thought but also much of European scholasticism, especially the thought of Albert the Great and Thomas Aquinas.