IMC 2009: Sessions

Session 818: John Wycliffe and the Intellectual History of Late Medieval England

Tuesday 14 July 2009, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Lollard Society / Oxford Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Oxford
Organisers:Rory Cox, St Peter's College, University of Oxford
Ian Forrest, Oriel College, University of Oxford
Moderator/Chair:Ian Forrest, Oriel College, University of Oxford
Paper 818-aA Political Heretic?: Elements of Anarchism in John Wycliffe's Thought
(Language: English)
Rory Cox, St Peter's College, University of Oxford
Index terms: Canon Law, Philosophy, Political Thought, Religious Life
Paper 818-bJohn Wycliffe and the Illogicality of Heresies
(Language: English)
Frédéric Goubier, Philosophisches Seminar, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Index terms: Learning (The Classical Inheritance), Philosophy, Religious Life
Paper 818-cVernacular Philosophy and the Legacy of John Wycliffe
(Language: English)
Kantik Ghosh, Faculty of English Language & Literature, University of Oxford
Index terms: Biblical Studies, Education, Language and Literature - Middle English, Philosophy
Abstract

This session seeks to locate the theological and philosophical writings of John Wycliffe within the context of English and wider European intellectual traditions. Papers will explore the 13th- and 14th-century influences upon Wycliffe and his own influence on the intellectual culture of the 15th century.