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Al·ber·tus Mag·nus

 (ăl-bûr′təs măg′nəs), Saint Originally Albert, Count von Bollstadt. 1206?-1280.
German religious philosopher who sought to apply Aristotelian methods to current scientific questions. He is also noted as the teacher of Thomas Aquinas.

Albertus Magnus

(ælˈbɜːtəs ˈmæɡnəs)
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(Biography) Saint. original name Albert, Count von Böllstadt. ?1193–1280, German scholastic philosopher; teacher of Thomas Aquinas and commentator on Aristotle. Feast day: Nov 15

Al•ber•tus Mag•nus

(ælˈbɜr təs ˈmæg nəs)
n.
Saint (Count von Bollstädt), 1193?–1280, German scholastic philosopher: teacher of Saint Thomas Aquinas.
Al•ber′tist, n.
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Albert the Great (1200-1280) claims our attention for several reasons: he was the first of the scholastic philosophers to assimilate and to re-present (in the form of Latin paraphrases of the original works) the whole of Aristotle's philosophy; he was a strong advocate of the study of nature who, like Aristotle himself, was a naturalist and an observer of nature, insistent on empirical verification for claims about nature; and he was the teacher of Thomas Aquinas.
He demonstrates how regent masters, such as Alexander of Hales, Albert the Great, Thomas Aquinas, Bonaventure, William of Aquasparta, Walter of Bruges, Richard Middleton, Giles of Rome, Godfrey of Fontaines, and Henry of Ghent, variously developed their theologies about this-worldly and postmortem pain and suffering in discussions of the relationship of the human body and soul (chap.
Albert the Great reminds us that between science and faith there is friendship, and that the men of science can undertake, through their vocation to the study of nature, a genuine and fascinating journey of sanctity.
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It seeks to show, in painstaking detail, that the structure of Dante's Paradiso is based in part on its angelology, and that Dante borrows this angelology from Pseudo-Dionysius, as interpreted by Albert the Great.
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