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    Teaching and Learning in the Summa theologiae of Gerard of Bologna (d. 1317)


    Nolan, Simon (2009) Teaching and Learning in the Summa theologiae of Gerard of Bologna (d. 1317). Maynooth Philosophical Papers, Issue 5 (2008). pp. 35-41.

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    Abstract

    Gerard of Bologna (d. 1317) was the first Carmelite master at the University of Paris in the Middle Ages. In Quaestio 6, article 1 of his incomplete Summa theologiae, Gerard discusses the issue of teaching and learning. During the course of his discussion he summarises his understanding of the process of cognition in human beings and he considers God, angels and human beings as teachers. Gerard insists on the necessity of the teacher-student relationship in the handing on of human knowledge.

    Item Type: Article
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Arts,Celtic Studies and Philosophy > Philosophy
    Item ID: 1556
    Depositing User: Dr. Cyril McDonnell
    Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2009 12:15
    Journal or Publication Title: Maynooth Philosophical Papers
    Publisher: Department of Philosophy, NUI Maynooth
    Refereed: Yes
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