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Walter Burley Jesse Russell

Walter Burley

Jesse Russell

Published June 10th 2012
ISBN : 9785512529485
Paperback
148 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Walter Burley (or Burleigh) (c. 1275-1344/5) was a medieval English Scholastic philosopher and logician. He was a Master of Arts at Oxford in 1301, and a fellow of Merton College, Oxford until about 1310.MoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Walter Burley (or Burleigh) (c. 1275-1344/5) was a medieval English Scholastic philosopher and logician. He was a Master of Arts at Oxford in 1301, and a fellow of Merton College, Oxford until about 1310. He spent sixteen years at Paris until 1326, becoming a fellow of the Sorbonne by 1324. After that, he spent seventeen years as a clerical courtier in England and Avignon. He died around 1344. Burley opposed William of Ockham on a number of points concerning logic and natural philosophy. There are at least 50 works attributed to him.