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Robert Holcot

John T. Slotemaker and Jeffrey C. Witt

Abstract

This book is an introduction to the thought of Robert Holcot, a great and influential but often underappreciated medieval thinker. Robert Holcot was a Dominican friar who flourished in the 1330s and wrote a diverse body of work, including scholastic treatises, biblical commentaries, and sermons. By attempting to look at the whole of Holcot’s corpus, this book aims to provide a more comprehensive account of his thought, challenging previous characterizations of him as a skeptic or fideist. By examining the diverse genres within his corpus, this book shows Holcot to be concerned first and foremo ... More

Keywords: philosophy, medieval thought, political philosophy, biblical commentaries, Robert Holcot

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199391240
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391240.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John T. Slotemaker, author
Assistant Professor, Religious Studies, Fairfield University

Jeffrey C. Witt, author
Assistant Professor, Philosophy, Loyola University Maryland