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Lagerlund, Henrik: «Trends in Logic and Logical Theory». In: Lagerlund, Henrik and Hill, Benjamin (eds.): The Routledge Companion to Sixteenth Century Philosophy. New York / London: 2017, 99-120

Logic

Normore, Calvin G.: «Nominalism». In: Lagerlund, Henrik and Hill, Benjamin (eds.): The Routledge Companion to Sixteenth Century Philosophy. New York / London: 2017, 121-136

Logic

Reid, Steven J.: «A Latin Renaissance in Reformation Scotland?. Print Trends in Scottish Latin Literature, c. 1480–1700». In: The Scottish historical review 95/240. (2016), 1-29» euppublishing

Printing

Keenan, James F.: «Ten Lessons for Helping Theological Ethicists, other Theologians, Church Leaders, Religious and Laity to Respond to the Call to Sustainability». In: Beck, Roman and Palenge, Markus (eds.): Schöpfung bewahren. Theologie und Kirche als Impulsgeber für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung. Regensburg: 2016, 150-163

Ethics

Farge, James K.: «John Mair. An Historical Introduction». In: John T. Slotemaker and Jeffrey C. Witt (eds.): A Companion to the Theology of John Mair (BCCT 60). Leiden: 2015, 13-22

Biography

Broadie, Alexander: «John Mair and the Writing of Theology». In: John T. Slotemaker and Jeffrey C. Witt (eds.): A Companion to the Theology of John Mair (BCCT 60). Leiden: 2015, 25-40

Theology

Witt, Jeffrey C,: «Acquired Faith and Mair’s Theological Project». In: John T. Slotemaker and Jeffrey C. Witt (eds.): A Companion to the Theology of John Mair (BCCT 60). Leiden: 2015, 41-73

Theology
Faith

Slotemaker, John T.: «John Mair’s Trinitarian Theology. The Inheritance of Scholastic Tradition». In: John T. Slotemaker and Jeffrey C. Witt (eds.): A Companion to the Theology of John Mair (BCCT 60). Leiden: 2015, 77-114

Theology
Trinity

Cross, Richard: «John Mair on the Metaphysics of the Incarnation». In: John T. Slotemaker and Jeffrey C. Witt (eds.): A Companion to the Theology of John Mair (BCCT 60). Leiden: 2015, 115-138

Theology
Incarnation

Kitanov, Severin V.: «John Mair on Beatific Enjoyment. New Wine in Old Wineskins». In: John T. Slotemaker and Jeffrey C. Witt (eds.): A Companion to the Theology of John Mair (BCCT 60). Leiden: 2015, 141-174

Theology
Beatific Enjoyment

Kärkkäinen, Pekka: «Conscience and Synderesis in John Mair’s Philosophical Theology». In: John T. Slotemaker and Jeffrey C. Witt (eds.): A Companion to the Theology of John Mair (BCCT 60). Leiden: 2015, 175-193

Theology
Ethics

Keenan, James F.: «John Mair’s Moral Theology and Its Reception in the 16th Century». In: John T. Slotemaker and Jeffrey C. Witt (eds.): A Companion to the Theology of John Mair (BCCT 60). Leiden: 2015, 194-220

» keywords Theology
Ethics
Bartholomé de las Casas

Fink, David C.: «John Mair’s Doctrine of Justification within the Context of the Early 16th Century». In: John T. Slotemaker and Jeffrey C. Witt (eds.): A Companion to the Theology of John Mair (BCCT 60). Leiden: 2015, 223-240

Theology
Justification

Zahnd, Ueli: «Terms, Signs, Sacraments. The Correlation between Logic and Theology and the Philosophical Context of Book IV of Mair’s Sentences Commentary». In: John T. Slotemaker and Jeffrey C. Witt (eds.): A Companion to the Theology of John Mair (BCCT 60). Leiden: 2015, 241-287

» keywords Theology
Semiotics
Renaissance

Slotemaker, John T.: Witt, Jeffrey C,: «Introduction». In: John T. Slotemaker and Jeffrey C. Witt (eds.): A Companion to the Theology of John Mair (BCCT 60). Leiden: 2015, 1-12


Kitanov, Severin V.: Slotemaker, John T.: Witt, Jeffrey C,: «John Major’s (Mair’s) Commentary on the Sentences of Peter Lombard. Scholastic Philosophy and Theology in the Early Sixteenth Century». In: Philipp W. Rosemann (ed.): Mediaeval Commentaries on the Sentences of Peter Lombard, vol. 3. Leiden: 2015, 369-415

Theology
Sentences Commentary

Oakley, Francis: The Watershed of Modern Politics. Law, Virtue, Kingship, and Consent (1300-1650). The Emergence of Western Political Thought 3. New Haven: 2015

in particular pp. 242-251

Politics

Zahnd, Ueli: «Utilitas als anti-spekulatives Motiv. Zur Rezeption eines Gerson’schen Anliegens im ausgehenden Mittelalter». In: Quaestio 15. (2015), 741-750

Jean Gerson
Theology

Cramsie, John: British Travellers and the Encounter with Britain, 1450–1700. (Studies in Early Modern Cultural, Political and Social History 23). Rochester, NY: 2015

History

Zahnd, Ueli: Wirksame Zeichen?. Sakramentenlehre und Semiotik in der Scholastik des ausgehenden Mittelalters. (SMHR 80). Tübingen: 2014, 534-552; 562-565» GoogleBooks

Logic
Theology

Hanke, Miroslav: «The Bricot–Mair Dispute. Scholastic Prolegomena to Non-Compositional Semantics». In: History and Philosophy of Logic 35. (2014), 148-166

Logic
Thomas Bricot

Broadie, Alexander: «Assentiment et volonté. La pré-Réforme écossaise». In: Jaffro, Laurent, ed.: Croît-on comme on veut? La controverse classique sur le rôle de la volonté dans l’assentiment. Paris: 2013, 117-132

esp. sect.2: ‘La position de Jean Mair’, pp.120-132

Theology

Zahnd, Ueli: «Art. MAIR, John». In: Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon XXXIV. (2013), 874-882» BBKL

Biography
Bibliography

Broadie, Alexander: «John Mair on Divine Creation and Conservation». In: L.A.J.R. Houwen, ed.: Literature and Religion in Late Medieval and Early Modern Scotland (Mediaevalia Groningana. NS 18). Leuven: 2012, 167-176

Theology

Saarinen, Risto: Weakness of Will in Renaissance and Reformation Thought. Oxford: 2011

Renaissance
Ethics

Lagerlund, Henrik: «John Mair on Concepts». In: Biard, Joël (ed.): Le langage mental du moyen âge à l'âge classique (Philosophes médiévaux 50). Louvain et.al.: 2009, 205-220

» keywords Semiotics
Epistemology
Psychology

Zahnd, Ueli: Calvin, l'âme humaine et la philosophie classique. Influences philosophiques sur la psychopannychia, premier écrit théologique de Calvin. (CRThPh 23). Geneva: 2009» Google Books

pp. 73-76: Discussion (and rejection) of the assumption that Mair had any direct influence upon Calvin

John Calvin

Broadie, Alexander: «John Mair's “Dialogus de materia theologo tractanda”. Introduction, Text and Translation». In: MacDonald, Alastair A. (ed.): Christian Humanism. Leiden: 2009, 419-430

Theology

Broadie, Alexander: A History of Scottish Philosophy. Edinburgh: 2009

pp. 47-61 on John Mair, pp. 61-71 on George Lokert, pp. 71-81 on William Manderston and pp. 81-84 on Robert Galbraith

» keywords George Lokert
William Manderston
Robert Galbraith
John Mair's Circle
Biography

Kennedy, Edward D.: «The Antiquity of Scottish Civilization. King-Lists and Genealogical Chronicles». In: Radulescu, Raluca L. and Kennedy, Edward D. (ed.): Broken Lines. Genealogical Literature in Medieval Britain and France (Medieval Texts and Cultures of Northern Europe, 16). Turnhout: 2008, 159-174

History

Biard, Joël: «Jean Mair et la théorie de la signification». In: Journal de la Renaissance 5. (2007), 267-280

Semiotics

Delgado, Mariano: «Die Indios als Sklaven von Natur?. Zur Aristoteles-Rezeption in der Amerika-Kontroverse im Schatten der spanischen Expansion». In: Frank, G. and Speer, A.: Der Aristotelismus in der Frühen Neuzeit - Kontinuität oder Wiederaneignung? (Wolfenbütteler Forschungen 115). Wiesbaden: 2007, 353-382

pp. 357-361 on Mair's view of the Indians as 'slaves by nature'

New World

Mason, Roger A.: «From chronicle to history. Recovering the past in Renaissance Scotland». In: Suntrup, Rudolf and Veenstra, Jan R. (ed.): Building the Past. Konstruktion der eigenen Vergangenheit. (Medieval to Early Modern Culture 7). Frankfurt: 2006, 53-66

History

Müller, Sigrid: «Zwischen Spiritualitat und Moral. Die Rolle der caritas in der moraltheologischen Reflexion der via moderna». In: Archa Verbi 3. (2006), 128-150

Ethics

Farge, James K.: Students and Teachers at the Uniersity of Paris: The Generation of 1500. A Critical Edition of Bibliothèque de l'Université de Paris (Sorbonne), Archives, Registres 89 and 90. Education and Society in the Middle Ages and Renaissance 25. Leiden: 2006

Biography

Mason, Roger A.: Scots and Britons. Scottish Political Thought and the Union of 1603. Cambridge: 2006

Politics
Scotland

Walter, Peter: «Das Verhältnis von Episkopat und Presbyterat von der Alten Kirche bis zum Reformationsjahrhundert». In: Wenz, Gunther, and Sattler, Doroteha, eds.: Das kirchliche Amt in apostolischer Nachfolge. Ursprünge und Wandlungen. Freiburg: 2006, 39-96

esp. pp. 78-80

Theology

Meier-Oeser, Stephan: Frank, H.: «Art. Zeichen I». In: Historisches Wörterbuch der Philosophie 12. (2005), 1155-1179

Semiotics

Wood, Juliette: «Where does Britain end? The reception of Geoffrey of Monmouth in Scotland and Wales». In: Purdie, Rhiannon and Royan, Nicola (ed.): The Scots and Medieval Arthurian Legend (Arthurian Studies 61). Cambridge: 2005, 9-23

Concerns the prominence given to Arthur in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia regum Britanniae and the treatment of this legendary king in Scottish and Welsh chronicles, discussing how Geoffrey's view of history offered a means to articulate relationships between Wales and Scotland, notably with respect to England, and how the notion of Arthur as king of Britain provided a focus for defining identity and difference within the British world

History

Martin, Christopher J.: «John Mair on Future Contingency». In: Friedman, Russel L. and Ebbesen, Steve (ed.): John Buridan and Beyond. Topics in the Language Sciences 1300-1700. Kopenhagen: 2004, 183-201

Ors, Angel d': «Propositiones de modo loquendi inconsueto. De mixta suppositione». In: Maierù, Alfonso and Valente, Luisa (ed.): Medieval Theories on Assertive and non-Assertive Language. Acts of the 14th European Symposium on Medieval Logic and Semantics (Rome, June 11-15, 2002). Florence: 2004, 537-567

Examines the development of the late medieval discussion of propositions de modo loquendi inconsueto. Article in Spanish

Logic

Broadie, Alexander: «Art. John Mair». In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography 36. (2004), 182-184

Biography

Broadie, Alexander: «Art. John Mair». In: The Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 281: British Rhetoricians and Logicians, 1500-1660, Second Series. Detroit: 2003, 178-187

Biography

Moss, Ann: Renaissance Truth and the Latin Language Turn. Oxford: 2003

Renaissance

Schabel, Chris: «Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freedom. Auriol, Pomponazzi, and Luther on ‘Scholastic Subtleties’». In: Friedman, Russel L. and Nielson, Lauge (eds.): The Medieval Heritage in early Modern Metaphysics and Modal Theory, 1400-1700. Dordrecht: 2003, 165-180

Logic

Royan, Nicola: «“Na les vailyeant than ony uthir princis of Britane”. Representations of Arthur in Scotland 1480-1540». In: Scottish Studies Review 3. (2002), 9-20

History

Lagerlund, Henrik: «Buridan’s Theory of Free Choice and its Influence». In: idem and Mikko Yrjönsuuri (eds.): Emotions and Choice from Boethius to Descartes. Dordrecht: 2002, 173-204

Ethics

Quinto, Riccardo: Scholastica. Storia di un concetto. Padua: 2001

see p. 238-248

Theology
History

Biard, Joël: «La toute-puissance divine dans le Commentaire des Sentences de Jean Mair». In: Guido Canziani, Miguel A. Granada and Yves Charles Zarka (eds.): Potentia Dei. L’onnipotenza divina nel pensiero dei secoli XVI e XVII. Milan: 2000

Theology

Broadie, Alexander: Why Scottish Philosophy Matters. Edinburgh: 2000

Scotland

Lane, Anthony N. S.: John Calvin. Student of the Church Fathers. Edinburgh: 1999

pp. 16-25: Discussion of the possibility that Mair had any direct influence upon Calvin

John Calvin

Wallace, William A.: «Art. Major, John». In: Encyclopedia of the Renaissance 4. (1999), 25-26

Biography

Oakley, Francis: «The Absolute and Ordained Power of God in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Theology». In: Journal of the History of Ideas 59. (1998), 437-461» JSTOR

Theology

Meier-Oeser, Stephan: Die Spur des Zeichens. Das Zeichen und seine Funktion in der Philosophie des Mittelalters und der frühen Neuzeit. Quellen und Studien zur Philosophie 44. Berlin: 1997» Google Books

Part III on “Signs in 15th and 16th century logic” (pp. 114-170) frequently refers to Mair's logical writings embedding them in their late medieval context.

Semiotics
Logic

Wood, R. Neil: «John Mair. The Human Dimension of Faith». In: The Innes Review 48. (1997), 125-143

Tierney, Brian: The Idea of Natural Rights. Studies on Natural Rights, Natural Law and Church Law 1150-1625. Atlanta, Georgia: 1997, 236-254

Law

Farmer, Craig S.: The Gospel of John in the Sixteenth Century. The Johannine Exegesis of Wolfgang Musculus. Oxford: 1997, 110-131» Google Books

Exegesis

Lacy, Norris J.: Ashe, Geoffrey: «Art. Major, John». In: The New Arthurian Encyclopedia. (1996), 293-294

Biography

Göller, Karl Heinz: «King Arthur in the Scottish chronicles». In: Kennedy, Edward D. (ed.): King Arthur. A Casebook (Arthurian Characters and Themes 1). New York: 1996, 173-184

Argues that the general trend in the diminishment of Arthur's standing in the Scottish Chronicles is related to the chroniclers' political opinions, and that John Major's sympathetic portrayal of the king is related to his political vision of a unified Britain

History

Williamson, Arthur H.: «Scots, Indians and Empire. The Scottish Politics of Civilization 1519-1609». In: Past & Present 150. (1996), 46-83» JSTOR

History
New World

Oakley, Francis: «‘Anxieties of Influence’. Skinner, Figgis, Conciliarism and Early Modern Constitutionalism». In: Past & Present 151. (1996), 60-110» JSTOR

Politics
Conciliarism

Burns, J.H.: The True Law of Kingship. Concepts of Monarchy in Early Modern Scotland. Oxford: 1996

Politics

Broadie, Alexander: The Shadow of Scotus. Philosophy and Faith in Pre-Reformation Scotland. Edinburgh: 1995

Keenan, James F.: «The Casuistry of John Mair, Nominalist Professor of Paris». In: Keenan, James F. and Shannon, Thomas A. (ed.): The Context of Casuistry. Washington: 1995, 85-102» Google Books

Law

Beuchot, Mauricio: La querella de la conquista: una polémica del Siglo XVI. México, D.F.: 1992

see p. 12-17

New World

Copenhaver, Brian P.: Schmitt, Charles B.: Renaissance Philosophy. (A history of western philosophy 3). Oxford: 1992

pp. 96-100 on Mair’s aristotelianism

Logic

Oberman, Heiko Augustinus: Initia Calvini. The Matrix of Calvin's Reformation. Amsterdam: 1991

Refutes any direct influence of Mair upon Calvin

John Calvin

Cameron, James K.: «The Conciliarism of John Mair. A Note on a Disputation on the Authority of a Council». In: Wood, Diana (ed.): Church and sovereignty c.590 - 1918. Essays in Honour of Michael Wilks (Studies in church history. Subsidia 9) . Oxford: 1991, 429-435

Politics
Conciliarism

Coombs, Jeffrey S.: «John Mair and Domingo de Soto on the Reductions of Iterated Modalities». In: Angelelli, Ingacia and Ors, Angel (ed.): Estudios de historia de la logica. Actas del II simposio de historia de la logica, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, 25 - 27 de mayo de 1987 (Acta philosophica). Pamplona: 1990, 161-181

Domingo de Soto

Mason, Roger A.: «Kingship, Nobility and Anglo-Scottish Union. John Mair's History of Greater Britain (1521)». In: The Innes Review 41. (1990), 182-122

History

Gomez Camacho, Francisco: «El triangulo Glasgow, Paris, Salamanca y los origenes de la ciencia economica». In: Miscelanea comillas 48. (1990), 231-255

Economy

Broadie, Alexander: The Tradition of Scottish Philosophy. Edinburgh: 1990

see p. 20-28

Logic

McGoldrick, James Edward: Luther’s Scottish Connection. London/Toronto: 1989

deals on pp. 30ff. rather superficially with Mairs rejection of Humanism and Protestantism

Martin Luther
Renaissance

McGrath, Alister: The Intellectual Origins of the European Reformation. Oxford: 1987

McGrath argues for an (indirect) influence of Mair's theological thought upon Calvin.

John Calvin

McGrath, Alister: «John Calvin and Late Medieval Thought. A Study in Late Medieval Influences upon Calvin's Theological Thought». In: Archiv für Reformationsgeschichte 77. (1986), 58-78

Argues for an (indirect) influence of Mair's theological thought upon Calvin.

John Calvin

Biard, Joël: «La logique de l'infini chez Jean Mair». In: Les études philosophiques. (1986), 329-348

Logic

Broadie, Alexander: «Medieval Notions and the Theory of Ideas». In: Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, New Series 87. (1986), 153-167» JSTOR

Epistemology
John Mair's Circle

Broadie, Alexander: The Circle of John Mair. Logic and Logicians in Pre-Reformation Scotland. Oxford: 1985

Logic
John Mair's Circle

Vosman, Frans: Giovanni Maior e la sua morale economica intorno al contratto di società. Rome: 1985

Economy
Law

MacDougall, Norman: «Bishop James Kennedy of St Andrews. A Reassessment of his Political Career». In: idem: Church, politics and society. Scotland 1408 - 1929. Edinburgh: 1983, 1-22

Politics
Biography

van Dyk, John : «The Sentences Commentary. A Vehicle in the Intellectual Transition of the Fifteenth Century». In: Fifteenth Century Studies 8. (1983), 227-238

Some short notes on Mair’s Sentences commentary on p. 235

Theology

Kretzmann, Norman: Kenny, Anthony: Pinborg, Jan: The Cambridge History of Later Medieval Philosophy. Cambridge: 1982

see p. 868

Bibliography

Reuter, Karl: Vom Scholaren bis zum jungen Reformator. Studien zum Werdegang Johannes Calvins. Neukirchen: 1981

Argues for an indirect influence of Mair upon Calvin

John Calvin

Burns, J.H.: «Politia Regalis et Optima. The Political Ideas of John Mair». In: History of Political Thought 2. (1981), 31-61

Politics

Wallace, William A.: Prelude to Galileo. Essays on Medieval an Sixteenth-Century Sources of Galileo’s Thought. Dordrecht et.al.: 1981

Physics

Farge, James K.: Biographical Register of Paris Doctors of Theology. 1500-1536. Subsidia Mediaevalia 10. Toronto: 1980

Contains the most complete bibliography of printed works of John Mair.

Bibliography
Biography

Giard, Luce: «Pierre Crockaert lecteur de Pierre d'Espagne». In: Backus, Irena, et.al. (eds.): Logique et théologie au XVIe siècle : aux sources de Martin Bucer (CRThPh 5). Lausanne: 1980, 3-26» Google Books

Mainly on Peter Crockaert, the thomist disciple of John Mair

» keywords Logic
Peter Crockaert
John Mair's Circle

Backus, Irena: «La théorie logique de Martin Bucer». In: Backus, Irena, et.al. (eds.): Logique et théologie au XVIe siècle : aux sources de Martin Bucer (CRThPh 5). Lausanne: 1980, 27-39» Google Books

On the logical influence of Crockaert, disciple of Mair, on Martin Bucer

» keywords Logic
Peter Crockaert
Martin Bucer
John Mair's Circle

Lohr, Charles: «Renaissance Aristotle Commentaries. Authors L-M». In: Renaissance Quarterly 31. (1978), 532-603» JSTOR

Contains an extensive bibliography up to 1978

Bibliography

Skinner, Quentin: The Foundations of Modern Political Thought vol. 2. Cambridge: 1978

Politics

Durkan, John: Kirk, James: The University of Glasgow. Glasgow: 1977

Cf. Chapter 9 on John Mair

Vereecke, Louis: «Liberté humaine et grace divine à la veille de la réforme». In: Boelaars, H. (ed.): In libertatem vocati estis. Rome: 1977, 503-522

Theology

Sabean, John W.: The Biblical Exegesis of John Mair of Haddington. A Study in Scholastic Methodology. Guelph: 1976

Exegesis
Theology

Beuchot, Mauricio: «El primer planteamiento teologico-politico-juridico subroe la conquista de América: John Mair». In: La ciencia tomista 103. (1976), 213-230

New World

Parker, T.H.L.: John Calvin. London: 1975

Reevaluating Calvin's biography Parker shows that Calvin never can have met John Mair at the collège Montaigu.

John Calvin

Noreña, Carlos G.: Studies in Spanish Renaissance Thought. (International Archives of the History of Ideas 82). The Hague: 1975

Logic

Hanke, Lewis: All Mankind Is One. De Kalb: 1974

see p. 100-103

New World
Theology

Losada, Ángel: «Bartolomé de las Casas y Juan Maior ante la colonización españole de América». In: Cuadernos hispano-americanos 286. (1974), 5-23

New World
Bartholomé de las Casas

Ashworth, Earline J.: «‘For Riding is Required a Horse’. A Problem of Meaning and Reference in Late Fifteenth- and Early Sixteenth-Century Logic». In: Vivarium 12. (1974), 146-172

Logic

Concha, Sergio R.: «La teología del matrimonio en Ioannes Maior. El propósito del acto matrimonial». In: Anales de la Facultad Pontificia de Teología 22. (1971), 113

Matrimony
Sentences Commentary

Torrance, Thomas F.: «La philosophie et la théologie de Jean Mair ou Major, de Haddington (1469-1550). Fin». In: Archives de Philosophie 33. (1970), 261-293

pp. 262-282 concerning Mair's understanding of theology, where he points to some parallels with John Calvin's understanding of faith;
pp. 282-293 to MAir's hermeneutics.

» keywords Theology
Exegesis
John Calvin

Roover, R. de: «La pensée économique de Jean Mair». In: Journal des Savants 2. (1970), 65-81

Economy

Torrance, Thomas F.: «La philosophie et la théologie de Jean Mair ou Major, de Haddington (1469-1550)». In: Archives de Philosophie 32. (1969), 531-547

pp. 534-537 concerning Mair's epistemology; pp. 537-547 concerning his logic.

» keywords Logic
Epistemology
Wegestreit

Ganoczy, Alexandre: «Jean Major, exégète Gallican». In: Recherches de science religieuse 56. (1968), 457-495

Exegesis

Wallace, William A.: «The Concept of Motion in the Sixteenth Century». In: Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 41. (1967), 184-195

see p. 188-190

Physics

Bense, Walter Frederick: Noël Beda and the Humanist Reformation at Paris, 1504-1534. Diss. Harvard: 1967

Renaissance

Ganoczy, Alexandre: Le jeune Calvin. Genèse et évolution de sa vocation réformatrice. Wiesbaden: 1966

pp. 189-192: Proves that Calvin wasn't Mair's student of theology

John Calvin

Oakley, Francis: «Almain and Major. Conciliar Theory on the Eve of the Reformation». In: The American Historical Review 70. (1965), 673-690» JSTOR

» keywords Jacques Almain
Politics
Conciliarism

Reuter, Karl: Das Grundverständnis der Theologie Calvins, unter Einbezug ihrer geschichtlichen Abhängigkeiten. Neukirchen: 1963

Argues for a direct influence of John Mair upon Calvin

John Calvin

Emden, Alfred Brotherston: A Biographical Register of the University of Cambridge to 1500. Cambridge: 1963

see p. 384f.

Biography

Oakley, Francis: «On the Road from Constance to 1688. The Political Thought of John Major and George Buchanan». In: Journal of British Studies 2. (1962), 1-31

Politics

Vereecke, Louis: «Mariage et sexualité au déclin du moyen âge». In: La vie spirituelle. Supplement 57. (1961), 199-225

Ethics

Clagett, Marshall: The Science of Mechanics in the Middle Ages. Madison: 1959

see p. 653-658

Physics

Burns, J.H.: «New Light on John Major». In: The Innes Review 5. (1954), 83-100

Biography

Renaudet, Augustin: Préréforme et humanisme à Paris pendant les premières guerres d'Italie (1494-1517). Deuxième édition, revue et corrigée. Paris: 1953

On Mair and his circle (portrayed as intractable scholastics) see especially pp. 365-370 (for the period 1498-1504); 463-472 (for 1504-1510); and 591-597 and 655-660 (for 1510-1517).

Renaissance
John Mair's Circle

Ong, Walter J.: Ramus, Method, and the Decay of Dialogue. From the Art of Discourse to the Art of Reason. Cambridge: 1953

Peter Ramus

Vereecke, Louis: «La licéité du cambium bursae chez Jean Mair (1469-1550)». In: Revue Historique de Droit Français et Etranger 30. (1952), 124-138

Economy
Law

Burns, J.H.: «John Major in Scotland». In: Scottish Historical Review 31. (1952), 98

Biography
Scotland

Burns, J.H.: «The Scotland of John Major». In: The Innes Review 2. (1951), 65-76

Biography
Scotland

Carro, Venancio Diego: La Teología y los teólogos-juristas españoles ante la conquista de América. Salamanca: 1951

New World
Theology

Gallegos Rocafull, José M.: El Pensamiento mexicano en los siglos XVI y XVII. Mexico City: 1951

New World

Durkan, John: «John Major. After 400 Years». In: The Innes Review 1. (1950), 131-139

A reevaluation of some older biographical accounts.

Biography

Durkan, John: «The School of John Major. Bibliography». In: The Innes Review 1. (1950), 140-157

A bibliography on the known printed works of the members of John Mair's circle.

Bibliography
John Mair's Circle

Elie, Hubert: «Quelques maîtres de l’Université de Paris vers l’an 1500». In: Archives d’histoire doctrinale et littéraire du Moyen Âge 18. (1950), 193-243

see p. 205-214

Logic

Hanke, Lewis: The Spanish Struggle for Justice in the Conquest of America. Philadelphia: 1949

see p. 183f.

New World

Klotzner, Joseg: Kardinal Dominikus Jacobazzi und sein Konzilswerk. Rome: 1948

see p. 209-212

Politics

Zavala, Silvio: Servidumbre natural y libertad cristiana según los tratadistas españoles de los siglos XVI y XVII. Buenos Aires: 1944

see p. 29f.

New World
Theology

Rosta, Francisco: Johannis Maioris de praedestinatione doctrina. Rome: 1941

Theology

Villoslada, Ricardo: La Universidad de Paris durante los estudios de Francisco de Vitoria, O.P.. Rome: 1938

Francesco Vitoria

Elie, Hubert: Le traité ‘De l’infini’ de Jean Mair. Paris: 1938

Logic

Elie, Hubert: Le Complexe significabile. Paris: 1937

see p. 250-252

Logic
Theology

Villoslada, Ricardo: «Un teologo olvidado: Juan Mair». In: Estudios eclesiásticos 15. (1936), 83-118

Biography

Leturia, Pedro de: «Maior y Vitoria ante la conquista de América». In: Estudios eclesiásticos 11. (1932), 44-82

New World
Francesco Vitoria

Grabar, V.E.: Le droit politique et le droit international dans les questions de Jean Mair sur les sentences de Pierre Lombard. Académie des Sciences Oukranienne. Kiev: 1927

» keywords Politics
Law
Sentences Commentary

Martin, Victor: «L'adoption du gallicanisme politique par le clerge de France. I». In: Revue des sciences religieuses 6. (1926), 305-344

Politics

Venn, John A.: Alumni Cantabrigenses I.3. Cambridge: 1924

Biography

MacDonald, Colin M. : «John Major and Humanism». In: Scottish Historical Review 13. (1916), 149-158» JSTOR

A benevolent evaluation of Mair's attitude towards Humanism

Renaissance

Forbes-Leith, William: Pre-Reformation Scholars in Scotland in the XIVth century. Their Writings and their Public Services. Glasgow: 1915

reprinted New York 1974

Cooper, James: «The Principals of the University of Glasgow before the Reformation». In: The Scottish historical review 11/43. (1914), 252-265

pp. 259-262 on Mair as principal of the Glasgow University

Biography

Duhem, Pierre: Études sur Léonard de Vinci vol. 3. Paris: 1913

see p. 161-167 and 270-273

Biography

Forbes-Leith, William: «Bibliographie des livres publiés à Paris et à Lyon par les savants écossais réfugiés en France aux XVIe siècle». In: Revue des bibliothèques 21. (1911), 241-267

see p. 242-248

Bibliography

Féret, Pierre: La faculté de théologie de Paris et ses docteurs les plus célèbres. Époque moderne, vol. II. Paris: 1901

see p. 92-96

Biography

Mackay, Aeneas: «Memoir of John Major of Haddington». In: Major, John: A history of Greater Britain. Transl. by A. Constable (Publications of the Scottish History Society 10). Edinburgh: 1892

This is Mackay's introduction to the English translation of John Mair's Historia maioris Britanniae with transcriptions of some (biographically) important passages of other works.

Biography

Law, Thomas Graves: «John Major, Scottish Scholastic, 1470-1550». In: Scottish Review 19. (1892), 344-376

Biography

Prantl, Carl: Geschichte der Logik im Abendlande IV. Leipzig: 1870

pp. 247-251: An evaluation of Mair's logical treatises in the usual ironic Prantl-style

Logic
Wegestreit

M‘Crie, Thomas: The Life of John Knox. Containing illustrations of the history of the Reformation in Scotland; with biographical notices of the principal reformers, and sketches of the progress of literature in Scotland, during a great part of the sixteenth century. New York: 1813» Google Books

John Knox