History of the University of Oxford, The: Volume I: The Early Oxford Schools

J.I. Catto (ed.); Ralph Evans
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This volume is primarily concerned with the establishment of the University in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries and the development of its studies in the high age of scholasticism, up to the great philosophical debate between William of Ockham and his Mertonian opponents in the fourteenth century. Contributors: R. W. Southern, M. B. Hackett, C. H. Lawrence, J. I. Catto, M. W. Sheehan, J. R. L. Highfield, T. H Aston, R. Faith, J. M. Fletcher, P. O. Lewry, J. A. Weisheipl, J. L. Barton, L. E. Boyle, Jean Dunbabin.
“The book is best savoured and admired as a collection of original scholarly essays on a major theme of first-rate interest and importance. There is a fundamental plan and shape which ensures that almost every topic is covered in a comprehensive way… C. N. L. Brooke, Journal of Ecclesiastical History

“this volume … must be regarded as a work of monumental scholarship and a major contribution to our understanding of mediaeval society.” V. H. H. Green, Medium Aevum

pp.xli, 684 maps illusts

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Additional Information

AuthorJ.I. Catto (ed.); Ralph Evans
Number of pagespp. 728
Publisher Clarendon Press
Year Published1984 First Edition
Binding Type

Hardcover in Dustjacket

Book Condition

Near Fine