[Revised entry by Joke Spruyt on September 14, 2023.
Changes to: Main text, Bibliography]
Peter of Spain (thirteenth century), exact identity unknown, was the author of a standard textbook on logic, the Tractatus (Tracts), which enjoyed a high renown in Europe for many centuries. His works on logic are typical examples of the type of manuals that gradually started to emerge within the context of twelfth- and thirteenth-century teaching practices. Until recently he was also identified as the author of a number of extant works on medicine….
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