By Stephen Gersh, Bert Roest

This paintings discusses humanist elements of medieval and Renaissance highbrow lifestyles and proposal and in their appropriation via glossy background and literature. It charts the humanist representations of the scholarly firm, and the self-representation of the highbrow.

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46 The definitions of body and place vary, therefore the things themselves must also be different. In fact, the usual sense of ‘place’ is really a kind of body: human beings at a certain point on the earth are, materially speaking, bodies within bodies (478B): . . place is nothing else but the boundary and enclosures of things which are contained within a fixed limit . . this world with its parts is not a place, but is contained within place, that is, within the fixed limit of its definition .

Thus we see that dialectic is not merely a function of discourse: insofar as the ten categories are characteristic of all things ‘which come after God and are created by Him’, they deal with the ‘multitude of created things’ as well as the ‘motions of minds’; as predicables, they are also realities. This reflects Eriugena’s position on the nature of language: it is intricately interwoven with reality on all levels, both reflecting and creating (as the Divine Word) the universe. Therefore a predicable cannot be simply an abstract concept, linked to reality only by convention, but if it is to be valid, it must also be real, and any valid operation involving it must also be likewise some aspect of reality.

Places, the Nutritor eventually concedes that just as things may be predicated of God by a kind of metaphor, so (. ) all things which are in place can be called places, although none of them is strictly speaking a place but is contained within the place [of its proper nature], (. ) we see that it is by metonomia (. ) that those things which are contained are called after the things which contain them (. ) similarly the things that contain are called after the things that are contained by them .

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