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Albert von Sachsen
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(1316, Helmstedt – Aug 8, 1390, Halberstadt), natural philosopher and logician. Albert studied at the University of Paris, where he became Master of Arts in 1351 and Rector in 1353. In 1362, he entered the service of Urban V; in 1365, he became the first rector of the University of Vienna and in 1366 bishop of Halberstadt. While in Paris, he wrote a commentary on the physical and logical works of Aristotle and a compendium of logic, Perutilis Logica, influenced by William of Occam, as well as the Sophismata. In natural philosophy and logic, his thought resembles that of Jean Bur…

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Rieger, Reinhold, “Albert von Sachsen”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_00357>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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