By Alfred North Whitehead
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They appeared most prominently in the course of studying the standard curriculum of the seven liberal arts (especially logic), in religious controversy, and in trying to systematize theology. Philosophy and the seven liberal arts Late ancient authors, from Augustine onwards, began to formulate their educational scheme in terms of seven liberal (as opposed to merely practical) arts, 4 5 A good account of the factors that made Paris preeminent is given in Richard Southern, Scholastic Humanism and the Unification of Europe, vol I: Foundations (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995) pp.
M. H¨aring, “Chartres and Paris Revisited,” in J. R. ) Essays in Honour of Anton Charles Pegis (Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, 1974) ´ 268–329 for a pro-Chartrian view, and Thomas Ricklin, “Chartres (Ecole de),” in Gauvard et al. ) Dictionnaire du moyen aˆ ge (Paris: Quadrige/Presses Universitaires de France, 2002) 269–71, for an intelligent, balanced assessment. ) Les Glosulae super Priscianum, Guillaume de Champeaux, Abelard: Arts du langage et th´eologie aux confins des XIe/XIIe si`ecles (Turnhout: Brepols, forthcoming).
2. , ´ Michel Tardieu, “Chosro`es,” in Dictionnaire des Philosophes Antiques (Paris: CNRS Editions, 1994) II: 309–18, and Joel Walker, “The Limits of Late Antiquity: Philosophy between Rome and Iran,” The Ancient World 33 (2002) 45–69 – though this culture of translation and openness to Greek learning was apparently characteristic, to a greater or lesser extent, of the entire Sasanian dynasty. For references to the philosophical material in Middle Persian, and a model analysis of the way in which some philosophical ideas were integrated into Persian literature, see Shaked, “Paym¯an,” p.