William of Ockham *Principal Works - Essay

*Principal Works

(Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism)

Quaestiones in Librum Quartum Sententiarum [Commentary on the Fourth Book of the Sentences] circa 1317

Quaestiones in Librum Secundum Sententiarum [Commentary on the Second Book of the Sentences] circa 1318

Quaestiones in Librum Tertium Sententiarum [Commentary on the Third Book of the Sentences] circa 1318

Quaestiones Variae [Various Questions] circa 1318

Scriptum in Librum Sententiarum Ordinatio [Commentary on the Sentences, Ordinatio] circa 1319-21

Summulae Philosophiae Naturalis [Summary of Natural Philosophy] circa 1319-24

Expositio in Libros Artis Logicae [Commentaries on Logical Works] circa 1321-22

Expositio super Libros Elenchorum Aristotelis [Commentary on Aristotle's Sophistical Refutations] circa 1321-22

Brevis Summa Libri Physicorum [A Short Summary of the Physics] circa 1322-23

Quodlibeta Septem [Quodlibetal Questions] 1322-27

Expositio in Libros Physicorum Aristotelis I-IV [Commentary on Aristotle's Physics, Books 1-4] 1322

Expositio in Libros Physicorum Aristotelis V-VIII [Commentary on Aristotle's Physics, Books 5-8] 1322

Summa Logicae [Summary of Logic] 1322

Tractatus de Corpore Christi [Treatise on the Body of Christ] 1323

Tractatus de Quantitate [Treatise on Quantity] 1323

Quaestiones in Libros Physicorum Aristoelis [Questions on Aristotle's Physics] 1324

Dialogus de Potestate Papae I [Dialogue on the Power of the Pope, Part I] 1332-34

Opus Nonaginta Dierum [Work of Ninety Days] 1332

Epistola ad Fratres Minores [Letter to the Friars Minor] 1334

Venerandorum Vivorum [Of Men Worthy of Veneration] 1335-38

Dialogus de Potestate Papae II, also known as De Dogmatibus Johannis XXII [Dialogue on the Decrees of John XXII] 1335

Tractatus contra Johannem XII [Treatise against Pope John XII] 1335

Compendium Errorum Papae [Compendium of the Errors of the Pope] 1337-38

Tractatus contra Benedictum XII [Treatise against Pope Benedict XII] 1337

An Princeps [On the Right of Kings] 1338-39

Octo Quaestiones [Eight Questions] 1340-42

Breviloquium de Principatu Tyrannico [Brief on Tyrannical Government] 1341-42

Consultatio de Causa Matrimoniali [Advice on the Right of the Emperor to Dispense from an Impediment of Consanguinity] 1341-42

Dialogus de Potestate Papae III [Dialogue on the Power of the Pope, Part 3]; also known as De Gestis circa Fidem Altercantium Orthodoxam [On the Actions of Those Contesting the Orthodox Faith] 1341-46

Tractatus de Imperatorum et Pontificum Potestate [Treatise on Imperial and Pontifical Power] 1347

*All works are philosophical treatises; dates indicated here are dates of composition.