The Whole Boethius. What are the Links
between the Consolation and Boethius’s Other Works?
| RIVISTA DI FILOSOFIA NEO-SCOLASTICA - 2021 - 1. Severino Boezio: la filosofia tra religione e poesia
This article aims to indicate the unity of Boethius’s thought, which is often overlooked. It focuses on how the contingency of some future events can be compatible with God’s foreknowledge of everything. It argues that the complex and elusive discussion of this issue in the last four prose sections of the Consolation of Philosophy is closely linked to discussions in two of Boethius’s earlier logical commentaries, the second commentary on Aristotle’s On Interpretation and the second commentary on Porphyry’s Isagoge...