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Contributions to this omnibus quantity from twenty-seven across the world well known students will introduce scholars of philosophy, technology, and theology to the present kingdom of study and a number of views at the paintings of Albert the nice.

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In the former works, Albert’s main concern was to develop a scientific doctrine of theology that not only did justice to the individual works of Pseudo-Dionysius, but was naturally in accord with both theology as such and scientific-theological doctrine in general. Since his arguments in the Sentences commentary parallel those in the Summa theologiae sive de mirabili scientia Dei, 1, we shall consult both of these related texts. In the second portion of this chapter, we shall then take a brief glance at the scientific doctrine contained in the commentary of the corpus Dionysiacum.

44 Their purpose, rather, is careful instruction and edification in faith, for varying occasions and audiences. 48 We shall proceed by making some general observations on the formal structure of those texts from the body of Albert’s writings that are classified as belonging to the field of systematic theology. Regarding Albert’s biblical-theological works, the subject of another contribution to this volume, suffice it to say that they comprise an objectively, formally, and methodologically uniform complex within the literary form of the so-called postil commentary on Holy Scripture, with exception of 44 See Louis J.

90 See Anzulewicz, De forma, 112–114. 1, “De bono secundum communem intentionem boni,” 1–21. , De nat. ), 1, lns. 2–8 and 16–23. ” 22, lns 2–4. 4, “De bono virtutis politicae,” 43–66. 6, “De divisione et sufficientia virtutum,” 79–81. 1–4, “De iustitia,” 259–307. 4, “De iustitia speciali,” 300–307. See Bernhard Geyer, “Ad Summam Alberti Magni De bono Prolegomena,” in Albertus Magnus, De bono, xiv; Alessandra Tarabochia Canavero, “Alberto Magno: La giustizia dopo la lettura del V libro dell’Etica Nicomachea,” Medioevo 12 (1986), 111–129; Canavero, “La virtù della giustizia: da ‘habitudo’ ad ‘habitus,’ ” Rivista di Filosofia neo-scolastica 84 (1992), 608–631; Müller, Natürliche Moral, 156–162.

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