By Isabel Iribarren, Martin Lenz
The character and houses of angels occupied a widespread position in medieval philosophical inquiry. Creatures of 2 worlds, angels supplied perfect floor for exploring the character of God and his construction, being perceived as 'models' based on which an entire diversity of questions have been outlined, from cosmological order, circulate, and position, to individuation, cognition, volition, and modes of language.This selection of essays is an important scholarly contribution to angelology, focused at the functionality and importance of angels in medieval hypothesis and its heritage. The unifying subject matter is that of the position of angels in philosophical inquiry, the place each one contribution represents a case examine within which the angelic version is visible to encourage advancements in particular parts and classes of medieval philosophical suggestion.
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William, for example, did not include friars or monks in the ecclesiastical hierarchy. Friars retaliated vigorously to clerics who denied them a place and a role in the ecclesiastical hierarchy. 11 Hierarchical ‘league tables’ multiplied, diversiﬁed and became contentious. I focus on one example alone, the presentations made by Bonaventure, a university master and from 1257 Minister General of the Franciscan order. Like William of Auvergne, Bonaventure applied the conception of hierarchy to the whole universe – to the divine Trinity, the planets, the individual human soul12 and much else, and, like William, he analyzed in ﬁne detail the correspondences and resemblances between each and every hierarchy.
18 Peter John Olivi, Quaestio de angelicis inﬂuentiis, in Bonaventura, Collationes in Hexaemeron et Bonaventuriana quaedam selecta, ed. F. Delorme (Quaracchi: Coll. S. Bonaventura, 1934), pp. 363–412. I am currently preparing a critical edition of the whole commentary in collaboration with Piroska Nagy. V, Urb. lat. MS 480. 16 34 ANGELS IN MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHICAL INQUIRY dedicated to his provincial minister who, as the preface states, had commissioned its writing. This local dignitary, Bermond d’Anduze, who disappears from the records after 1280, had been a strong support for Olivi during the previous years.
Bonaventurae, 1882–1902), vol. 9, pp. 609–18. Sermo II (on angels), Opera omnia (10 vols, Quaracchi: Collegium S. Bonaventurae, 1882–1902), vol. 9, p. 619. A similar table is printed by J. G. Bougerol, ‘Saint Bonaventure et la hiérarchie dionysienne’, Archives d’histoire doctrinale et littéraire du Moyen Age, 36 (1969), pp. 156–9 (using only Bonaventure’s Collationes). ANGELS IN MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHICAL INQUIRY Angels - as he is in the Father: Presidents (prelates of whatever authority) 26 Principalities HIERARCHIES IN THE WRITINGS 27 the highest angelic triad facing God and the lowest triad facing humanity and bringing beneﬁts to it.