Originally from England, he studied at Paris and began teaching there early in the second decade of the 13th century, introducing the Sentences of Peter Lombard as a fundamental reference for theological study, writing a Gloss on its content (1227-30). In 1236 he joined the Friars Minor, and later began a Summa of theology, completed by his collaborators after his death in 1245.
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Summa Fratris Alexandri studio et cura PP. Collegii S. Bonaventurae ad fidem codicum edita, 1924 - 1979. In 4.
A fundamental work in the history of Scholastic thought by the teacher of Bonaventure and Thomas Aquinas, using recently translated works of Aristotle. Alexander’s Summa was completed by his collaborators.
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