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Medieval Philosophers Research Guide

A select list of Medieval Philosophers.

Image of Roger Bacon

Roger Bacon, Franciscan Monk and Alchemist (1214-1294).
c. 1240-1294
13th c. British Illustration Graphic Arts
Great Britain.
Public Domain
Drawing done in the 19th century.

Primary Sources

Compendium of the Study of Theology
Edited and translated by Thomas S. Maloney. Leiden; New York: E.J. Brill, 1988. B765 .B23 C6613 1988 (Stacks)

Roger Bacon’s Philosophy of Nature
A critical edition, with English translation, introduction, and notes, of De multiplicatione Specierum and De Speculis Comburentibus by David C. Lindberg. South Bend, Ind.: St. Augustine’s Press, 1998. QC353 .B313 1998 (Stacks)

Roger Bacon and the Origins of Perspectiva in the Middle Ages
A critical edition and English translation of Bacon’s Perspectiva, with introduction and notes by David C. Lindberg. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. QC353 .L54 1996 (Stacks)

The Opus Majus of Roger Bacon
John Henry Bridges. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1897-1900. B765 .B23 O6 1897 (v.1-2, Stacks). Volume Three called supplementary volume, contains revised text of first three parts, corrections, emendations, and additional notes. B 765 .B23 O6 1964 (Stacks).

Secondary Sources

The Life & Work of Roger Bacon: An Introduction to the Opus Majus
Bridges, John Henry. Merrick, N.Y.: Richwood Pub. Co., 1976. B765 .B24 B7 1976 (Stacks)

Roger Bacon and the Sciences: Commemorative Essays
Edited by Jeremiah Hackett. Leiden; New York: Brill, 1997. Q143 .B225 R64 1997 (Stacks)

Roger Bacon, the Problem of the Soul in His Philosophical Commentaries
Crowley, Theodore. Louvain, Editions de l’Institut Superieur de Philosophie, 1950. B765 .B23 C95 (Stacks)

Roger Bacon and His Search for a Universal Science; a reconsideration of the life and work of Roger Bacon in the light of his own stated purposes
Easton, Stewart Copinger. New York, Columbia University Press, 1952. B765 .B23 E2 (Stacks)