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Philosophies 2019, 4(1), 2; https://doi.org/10.3390/philosophies4010002

Analogy and Visual Content: The Logica memorativa of Thomas Murner

Faculty of Philosophy and Letters, Meritorious Autonomous University of Puebla, Puebla 72000, Mexico
Received: 15 October 2018 / Revised: 9 December 2018 / Accepted: 18 December 2018 / Published: 27 December 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Philosophies on Analogy)
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Abstract

In this article, after some thoughts on medieval logic and teaching, we present Thomas Murner’s text, Logica memorativa, showing some of his mnemonic strategies for the student to learn logic quickly. Murner offers a type of “flash cards” that illustrate much of the teaching of logic at the beginning of the sixteenth century. The first impression is visual, because the cards do not contain words that illustrate their content. Murner’s exposition rests on analogies between logic themes that are explained and the visual images presented. View Full-Text
Keywords: Murner; medieval logic; memory; analogy Murner; medieval logic; memory; analogy
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Campos Benítez, J.M. Analogy and Visual Content: The Logica memorativa of Thomas Murner. Philosophies 2019, 4, 2.

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