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Thomas of York (fl. c.1255)

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10.4324/9780415249126-B109-1
DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-B109-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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A philosopher of remarkably wide reading in the works of Western and non-Western thinkers, Thomas attempted to assemble, and to some extent to synthesize, the views he had encountered. Whatever the eventual judgement on Thomas’ thought, the Sapientiale (Wisdom), a lengthy metaphysical work, certainly reflects the intellectual ferment brought about in the thirteenth century by the influx of new works by Aristotle and by Jewish and Islamic philosophers and commentators.

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Somerset, Fiona. Thomas of York (fl. c.1255), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-B109-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis, https://www.rep.routledge.com/articles/biographical/thomas-of-york-fl-c-1255/v-1.
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