By Paul Thom
Cardinal and Archbishop of Canterbury Robert Kilwardby OP (c. 1215-1279) was once a crucial and influential philosopher in his time, yet he has now not bought the scholarly cognizance that he merits. during this e-book we current the 1st learn of all of his philosophical considering from common sense and grammar to metaphysics and ethics.
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12, 1:10. h. 19 A detailed regulation was also introduced about the duration of the courses and the way in which the master should read the textboooks. The Priscianus maior and minor should only be read ordinarie, that is, by a master on fixed hours on the common days on which courses should be given (leguntur ordinarie in diebus legibilibus). 20 Consequently, the textbooks were cut into regular and manageable pieces, each headed by a main lemma marked by underscoring and capitalization, called lectiones, a term that often occurs in Kilwardby’s commentaries, although it still is not easy to discover the exact demarcation of the quantity of text dealt with in a lectio.
59va, “Deinde uidendum de transitiuis sic: Si substantia significata sub casuali proprietate comparatur ad aliud sub diuersitate substantie aut persone, aut igitur illud aliud se habet per modum entis aut substantie aut per modum fieri et esse. V. 159), fol. 26vb, “Queritur hic de predictis et primo quomodo fiat transitio personarum sine actu, cum omnis transitio sit in motu, et motus est cum actione. Et dicendum quod nulla transitio est sine actu penitus. Illa enim transitio que est personarum, habet subintelligere uerbum substantiuum cum nomine infinito, sicut docet Priscianus in Secundo huius.
159, f. 61va), “Et dicendum quod uocatiuus a uerbo inperatiuo secunde persone exigitur, ut dictum est, sed non ex ui suppositi nisi extendamus nomen suppositi ad suppositum uerum et non uerum. Solum enim ille casus uerum suppositum dicit qui designat per modum stantis. V. 159), fol. 26rb–va, “Propterea dicendum quod constructio intransitiua est ubi dictiones que construuntur et earum significationes ad eandem personam referuntur et ut ad eandem, et sic soluuntur omnia opposita. 73 The genitive case indicates a substance as the principle of another substance that is designated by the casus rectus (domus patris)74 or the res verbi of the finite verb ‘ego Robertus sedeo’ uel ‘ego sum homo,’ coniungantur persone diuerse, tamen per constructionem ponuntur ut eadem persona in supposito uno.