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Suicide in the Middle AgesVolume ii: The Curse on Self-Murder$
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Alexander Murray

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780198207313

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207313.001.0001

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Theology: Suicide Discovered

Theology: Suicide Discovered

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Suicide in the Middle Ages

Alexander Murray

Oxford University Press

This chapter deals with the second phase of the theological history of suicide—its discovery as a subject of discussion. It examines the work of Alexander of Hales, primarily Summa Alexandri, and Neoplatonism; the reception of Aristotle's Ethics; St Thomas Aquinas; two local broadcasters, Remigio de' Girolami and Guido Vernani; and Pope John XXII and Johannes Nider.

Keywords:   Alexander of Hales, Neoplatonism, Aristotle's Ethics, Aquinas, Vernani, Girolami, Johannes Nider, Summa Alexandri, Pope John XXII

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