Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy

Living Edition
| Editors: Henrik Lagerlund

Lambert of Lagny

  • Laurent Cesalli
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-024-1151-5_294-2

Abstract

Lambert of Lagny (Lambertus de Latiniaco) (fl. 1250) (not to be confused with the Dominican Lambert of Auxerre) is the author of one of the main logic textbooks of the terminist logic (Logica or Summa Lamberti). He belongs to the Parisian tradition as opposed to the Oxonian one. The Summa is posterior to and independent from the corresponding works of Peter of Spain, William of Sherwood, and Roger Bacon. Lambert’s semantic of terms is characterized by the acceptation of natural supposition (also in propositional context) and an original doctrine of appellation as a syntactic limitation of personal supposition.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.

Bibliography

Primary Sources

  1. de Libera, A. (1982). Le traité De appellatione de Lambert de Lagny (Lambert d’Auxerre). Archives d’histoire doctrinale et littéraire du Moyen Âge, XLVIII, 227–285.Google Scholar
  2. Lambert of Lagny (Lambert of Auxerre). (1971). Logica (Summa Lamberti) (ed.: Alessio, F.). Firenze: La Nuova Italia Editrice.Google Scholar
  3. Lambert of Auxerre Logica or Summa Lamberti, translated with notes and introduction by Th. S. Maloney, Notre Dame: Notre Dame Press, 2015.Google Scholar

Secondary Sources

  1. de Libera, A. (1981). Supposition naturelle et appellation: aspects de la sémantique parisienne au XIII e siècle. Histoire, épistémologie, langage, 3(1), 63–77.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. de Libera, A. (1990). De la logique à la grammaire: remarques sur la théorie de la détermination chez Roger Bacon et Lambert d’Auxerre (Lambert de Lagny). In G. L. Bursill-Hall, S. Ebbesen, & K. Koerner (Eds.), De ortu grammaticae (pp. 209–226). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamin.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. De Rijk, L. M. (1969). On the genuine text of Peter of Spain’s Summule logicales, IV: The Lectura tractatuum by Guillelmus Arnaldi, master of arts at Toulouse (1235–1244). With a note on the date of Lambert of Auxerre’s Summule. Vivarium, 7, 120–162.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Goubier, F. (2000). Influences prédicatives et conséquences référentielles; un aspect de l’approche terministe de la première moitié du XIII e siècle. Cahiers de l’Institut du Moyen Age Grec et Latin, 71, 37–70.Google Scholar
  5. Marmo, C. (2010). La semiotica del XIII secolo. Milano: Bompiani.Google Scholar
  6. Uckelman, S. (2016a). Logic in the Latin thirteen century. In C. Dutilh Novaes & S. Read (Eds.), The Cambridge companion to medieval logic (pp. 119–141). Cambridge: CUP.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Uckelman, S.L. (2016b). The logic of where and while in the 13th and 14th centuries. In Advances in modallogic (pp. 535–550). London: College Publications. Advances in modal logic. (11).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Laurent Cesalli
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of GenevaGenevaSwitzerland