From The Logic Museum
Introductiones parvulorum, or introductions for beginners in the study of logic. A series of brief glosses which were supposedly written early in Abelard's career, perhaps between 1102/5 and 1112/14 and which may be identical with those he called "Introductiones parvulorum" in the Dialectica .
They were discovered by Cousin (see Cousin 1836 p.x-xviii), in NL 13368, 128r-168r. Cameron (2010) has argued that the supposed cross-reference in the Dialectica is not to this work. It is not completely certain whether they form a set, or are even by Abelard.
- Editio Super Porphyrium Dal Pra 3-42
- Glossae in Categorias, Dal Pra 43-68
- Editio Super Aristotelem De Interpretatione, Dal Pra 69-154
- De Divisionibus, Dal Pra 155-204
- Dal Pra 1969 Edited by Mario Dal Pra in Pietro Abelardo: Scritti di logica, Firenze 1969 (second edition).
- Cousin 1836 has Glosse in Porphyrium (551-576) and Glosse in Categoriam (577-594), but the Glosse in Librum De Interpretatione (597-602) was wrongly attributed to Abelard by Cousin.
- ↑ Abelard 1970 174:1, 232:10-12, 269:1, 329:4, cf. Mews 1985 74-5.
- ↑ M. Cameron, Abelard’s So-called Early Glosses: Some Questions, in Arts du langage et theologie aux confins des XIe-XIIe siecles, ed. I. Rosier-Catach (Brepols Publishers, 2010), pp. 655-672.