Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy

2011 Edition
| Editors: Henrik Lagerlund

Peter of Spain

  • Henrik Lagerlund
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-9729-4_388

Abstract

The identity of the author known as Peter of Spain is disputed, but what is clear is that he wrote two works on logic, the famous Tractatus or Summule logicales magistri Petri Hispani and a Syncategoremata. The Tractatus was the most influential logic work of the Middle Ages, and it was standard, reading well into the seventeenth century.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Henrik Lagerlund
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  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyThe University of Western OntarioLondonCanada