Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy

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Ramon Llull

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-024-1151-5_615-1


This entry explores the relationship of the thought of Ramon Llull (Majorca, ca. 1232–1316), and of his Art in particular, to the traditional scholastic philosophy of his time. Central topics addressed are metaphysics and ontology, logic, rhetoric, and Llull’s rationalist polemic against the Parisian Averroists.

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  1. Llull, R. (1984a). Liber Praedicationis contra Ivdaeos (ed.: Madre, A., ROL 12, pp. 1–78). Turnhout: Brepols.Google Scholar
  2. Llull, R. (1984b). Liber de Trinitate et Incarnatione (ed.: Madre, A., ROL 12, pp. 79–137) Turnhout: Brepols.Google Scholar
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Other Primary Works

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Secondary Works

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Romance Languages and LiteraturesUniversity at Buffalo, SUNYBuffaloUSA