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Bartholomew of Bruges

Born : 1286

Died : 1356

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Aristotelian philosopher, medical scholar, and physician active in Paris and Montpellier in the first half of the fourteenth century and author of philosophical sophismata and Aristotle commentaries, including commentaries on marginal and previously uncommented texts of the contemporary Aristotelian corpus (De inundatione Nili, ps.-Aristotelian Economics, Averroes’ paraphrase of Aristotle’s Poetics).


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  • Blažek, P. 2007. Die Rezeption der aristotelischen Philosophie der Ehe. Von Robert Grosseteste bis Bartholomäus von Brügge. Boston: Leiden.

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Blažek, P. (2016). Bartholomew of Bruges. In: Sgarbi, M. (eds) Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy. Springer, Cham.

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