See also:born at
See also:Spires (Speier) . He was the first
See also:professor of
See also:theology at the newly founded (14.77) university of
See also:Tubingen, of which he was twice rector . Some years before his
See also:death he entered a religious fraternity . His
See also:work consists in the systematic development of the views of his
See also:William of
See also:Occam . His Epitome et Collectorium ex Occamo super libros quatuor Sentential-um (15o8, 1512, and various
See also:dates) is a clear and consistent account of the nominalist
See also:doctrine, and presents the
See also:system of scholastic thought from that point of view . The empirical individualism of the work, tending necessarily to limit the province of reason and extend that of faith, together with scattered utterances on
See also:special points, which gained for
See also:Biel the title of Papista Antipapista, had considerable influence in giving
See also:form to the doctrines of
See also:Luther and
See also:Melanchthon . It is the best specimen of the final aspect of
See also:scholasticism . His other
See also:works also have been frequently reprinted . The title Ultimus Scholasticorum is often wrongly bestowed on Biel; scholasticismdid not cease with him, even in Germany, and continued to flourish long after his
See also:time in the
See also:universities of Spain . See Linsenmann, in Theologischen Quartalschrift (Tubingen, 1865); Stockl, Phil. d . Mittelalt. ii . § 269; H .
See also:Gabriel Biel als Prediger (
See also:Erlangen, 1879) ;
See also:art. s.v. by P . Tschackert in Herzog-Hauck, Realencyklopadie, vol. iii . (1897) ; W . Roscher, Ges. d . Nationalokonomnik (
See also:Munich, 1874), pp .
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