Title Page, Editorial Board, Copyright

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pp. i-iv

‎Contents

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pp. v-vi

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‎Notes about the Contributors

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pp. vii-x

Joan CADDEN is Professor Emerita of History at the University of California, Davis. She is the author of Meanings of Sex Difference in the Middle Ages: Medicine, Science, and Culture (Cambridge, 1993), winner of the History of Science Society’s Pfizer Prize, and...

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‎Pietro d’Abano between Text and Tradition: Introduction

Maarten J.F.M. Hoenen, Pieter De Leemans

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pp. xi-xvi

The starting point of medieval philosophical reflection was knowledge embodied in writing. A fixed corpus of basic texts was considered as the gateway to wisdom. The conscientious approach to texts from (late) Antiquity, though limited in number, was one expression of this attitude...

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‎Pietro d’Abano: médecin ou philosophe?

Danielle Jacquart

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pp. 1-20

En ces quelques lignes écrites vers la fin de sa vie, Galien (mort en 210) fixait une ligne directrice que les médecins médiévaux suivirent généralement. Si l’ opuscule intitulé Que l’ excellent médecin est aussi philosophe dut attendre Erasme pour connaître une traduction latine, il...

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Ego, Petrus Paduanus, philosophie minimus alumpnorum. Pietro d’Abano’s Preface to his Expositio Problematum Aristotilis

Pieter De Leemans

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pp. 21-52

This article primarily offers a critical edition of Pietro d’Abano’s Preface to his Expositio Problematum Aristotilis. It is a text that is well known to Pietro scholars, mainly because it is here that Pietro tells us about the journey he made to Constantinople in order to learn Greek as well...

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‎Sex and Sensibilities in the Medieval Problemata Tradition: Pietro d’Abano and His Readers

Jan Cadden

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pp. 53-80

When, in the course of his exposition of the Problemata Physica, Pietro d’Abano arrived at the thirty two questions on sexual subjects that constitute Book IV, he did not hesitate to expound them, as he had the previous sets of questions on medicine, sweats, and drunkenness. It was...

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‎From Abstinence to Promiscuity: Men, Beasts and Eunuchs in the Expositio Problematum of Pietro d’Abano

Gijs Coucke

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pp. 81-118

More than once Pietro d’Abano has been characterised as an unusual scholar for his age.1 Behind such statements mainly two aspects of his work are considered. First of all, there is the nature of his scholarly output. Since Pietro d’Abano did not produce any commentaries on the...

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‎La compassion selon Pietro d’Abano: contamination et action à distance

Béatrice DeLaurenti

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pp. 119-148

La question de la compassio, en grec συμπάθεια, constitue le thème central de la section VII des Problemata Physica pseudo-aristotéliciens et du commentaire qu’ en a fait le médecin Pietro d’Abano, vers 1310, dans son Expositio Problematum.1 Pour saisir au plus près...

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‎Entre musique et philosophie de la nature: le défi de la section XIX des Problemata Physica aristotéliciens

Christian Meyer

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pp. 149-162

Dans son commentaire de la Physique, Thomas d’ Aquin avait esquissé les fondements d’ une théorie de la musique, à la croisée de la physique et de l’ arithmétique: la musique comme science médiane du nombre rapportée au son.1 On sait aussi combien la conception aristotélicienne...

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‎Botany, Dietetics, and Pharmacy in Pietro d’Abano’s Expositio Problematum: On Sections XX, XXI, and XXII

Iolanda Ventura

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pp. 163-200

In the pseudo-Aristotelian Problemata Physica, the vegetal world is well represented. Plants and substances of vegetal origin are mentioned in different sections and with reference to various aspects of human life and several branches of knowledge. In Section I, q. 36 sq., for...

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‎Pietro d’Abano traduit et recyclé par Évrart de Conty

Françoise Guichard-Tesson

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pp. 201-254

Lors du banquet offert à l’ occasion de son jubilé, en 1403, le maître régent Évrart de Conty promit de donner quelques livres à la Faculté de médecine de Paris; parmi les trois titres expressément cités figurent le Conciliator et les Problemata d’ Aristote.1 Ainsi Évrart possédait-il à...

‎Index codicum manu scriptorum

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pp. 255-258

‎Index nominum

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pp. 259-263