The Old English Boethius: An Edition of the Old English

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In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:I. Despite the heroic conceptual and methodological strides of the ancients, philosophy for Wolfson remained impoverished and incomplete until it acknowledged transcendent reality. That strategy has led to many of the successes of modern physical science, though these do not prove that there actually are 'ultimate entities' of the type postulated by atomism. These conflicts gave rise to a body of writings of great interest to the history of political thought.[ 73 ] Of these the most important were Giles of Rome's De ecclesiastica potestate (On Ecclesiastical Power) and John of Paris's De potestate regia et papali (On Royal and Papal Power), both c. 1302,[ 74 ] respectively an assertion of supreme papal power and an attempt to restate the dualism of Duo sunt (see §6 and note 35 ).

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