William of Conches
William of Conches
Scholastic philosopher and theologian (b. 1100)

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  • William of Conches — (c. 1090 ndash;after 1154) was a French scholastic philosopher. He sought to expand the bounds of Christian humanism by studying secular works of the classics and fostering empirical science. John of Salisbury, a bishop of Chartres and former… …   Wikipedia

  • William Of Conches — ▪ French philosopher French  Guillaume De Conches   born c. 1100, , Conches, Fr. died 1154       French Scholastic philosopher and a leading member of the School of Chartres.       A pupil of the philosopher Bernard of Chartres, he taught at… …   Universalium

  • William of Conches — (c. 1080–c. 1154)    Philosopher.    William was a student of bernard of chartres and he also taught at the Cathedral School at Chartres, France. However, he was accused of assimilating the ideas of abelard by william of st thierry and he… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • William of Conches — See Twelfth century ( …   History of philosophy

  • William of St-Thierry — was a theologian and mystic, so called from the monastery of which he was abbot.BiographyHe was born at Liège (in present Belgium) of a noble family between 1075 and 1080 and died at Signy in 1148. William probably studied at the cathedral school …   Wikipedia

  • Conches — may refer to: the plural of the Conch, a type of mollusk. Places: Conches sur Gondoire, a village in the northern part of France Conches en Ouche, another village in the northern part of France Conques, in the southern part of France where is… …   Wikipedia

  • William — may refer to:*William (name), a masculine given nameRoyaltyBritish*William I of England (1027 1087), a.k.a. William the Conqueror, William the Bastard *William II of England (1056 1100), a.k.a. William Rufus *William I of Scotland (c. 1142 1214) …   Wikipedia

  • William of St Thierry — (c. 1085–1148)    Theologian and Mystic.    William was born in Liège, France; he joined the Benedictine Order and became Abbot of St Thierry in c. 1120. He was a close friend of St bernard of clairvaux and in 1135 he resigned his position to… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Conches — ist der Name folgender Orte und Kantone: Conches en Ouche, einer französischen Gemeinde im Département Eure Conches sur Gondoire, einer französischen Gemeinde im Departement Seine et Marne ein Weiler in der Gemeinde Chêne Bougeries in der Nähe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Guillaume de Conches — Wilhelm von Conches (unten rechts) und Gottfried Plantagenet (unten links) in einer Handschrift des 13. Jahrhunderts Wilhelm von Conches (lateinisch Guilelmus de Conchis; * um 1080/1090 in Conches en Ouche in der Normandie; † nach 1154) war ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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