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Mathematical Theologies: Nicholas of Cusa and the Legacy of Thierry of Chartres

David Albertson
Publisher: 
Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 
2014
Number of Pages: 
483
Format: 
Hardcover
Series: 
Oxford Studies in Historical Theology
Price: 
74.00
ISBN: 
9780199989737
Category: 
Monograph
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Acknowledgments
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Introduction: Toward a Genealogy of Christian Neopythagoreanism

PART ONE: The Genesis of Neopythagoreanism: A Synopsis
1. Platonic Transformations of Early Pythagorean Philosophy
Mathematics as Philosophy in Philolaus and Archytas
Mathematics as Mediation in Plato
Mediation and First Philosophy in the Early Academy
2. The Neopythagorean Revival: Henology and Mediation
The Origins of Henology in Eudorus and Moderatus
Henology on the Margins of Middle Platonism
Mathematical Theology in Nicomachus of Gerasa
3. The Late Antique Preservation of Neopythagoreanism
Iamblichus, Proclus, and the Legacy of Nicomachus
Augustine and the Number without number
Boethius and the Fate of the Quadrivium

PART TWO: The Pearl Diver: Thierry of Chartres's Theology of the Quadrivium
4. Thierry's Trinitarian Theology in Context
The Status of Mediation in Twelfth-Century Platonism
The Problem of Bernard's Gloss
Thierry on Quadrivium and Trinity
5. The Discovery of the Fold
Attempts at a Universal Theory of Science
The Achievement of the Modal Theory
Thierry as Neopythagorean Theologian
6. Thierry's Diminished Legacy
Confusion about Mediation
An Augustinian Censor
A Late-Medieval Refutation: Word or Number?

PART THREE: Bright Nearness: Nicholas of Cusa's Mathematical Theology
7. The Accidental Triumph of De docta ignorantia
A Patchwork of Conflicting Sources
Experiments in Chartrian Theology
The Christological Double Synthesis
8. Chartrian Theology on Probation in the 1440s
An Agenda for the 1440s in Two Sermons
The Neopythagorean Counterexperiment
Two Paradigms of Mediation
9. The Advent of Theologia geometrica in the 1450s
The Restoration of Thierry's Modal Theory
A New Foundation for Mathematical Theology
The Word as Number and Angle
10. Completing the Circle in the 1460s
New Impulses in the Late Works
Incarnation and Neopythagoreanism
Figurae mundi

Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography

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