Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy

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Martin of Dacia

  • Lidia Lanza
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-024-1151-5_317-2


Martin of Dacia, Danish Master of Arts and theologian of the last quarter of the thirteenth century, attempted to establish a new grammar that could be considered as an autonomous science. This grammar would be universal and grounded on ontological reality, its aim being the study of the properties of language.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Lisbon (CFUL)LisbonPortugal