Garlandus Compotista

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Garlandus Compotista also known as Garland the Computist was an early medieval logician of the eleventh-century school of Liège. Little is known of his life; the Dialectica published under his name by L. M. de Rijk is now commonly attributed to Gerlandus of Besançon (early 12th century).[1]


  • Dialectica, edited by L.M. De Rijk, Assen: Van Gorcum, 1959.


  1. ^ See John Marenbon, Medieval Philosophy. An Historical and Philosophical Introduction, NY: Routledge, 2007, p. 133.


  • Desmond Paul Henry, That Most Subtle Question (Quaestio Subtilissima): The Metaphysical Bearing of Medieval and Contemporary Linguistic Disciplines, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1984
  • William Kneale and Martha Kneale, The Development of Logic, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1962, pp. 199-200