The title " last of the Scholastics " is commonly given to Gabriel Biel, the summarizer of Occam's doctrine.
Is the village of Biel, where, according to some authorities, William Dunbar the poet was born.
In 1525 a religious and political league was arranged between Zurich and Constance, which in the following year was joined by St Gallen, Biel, Muhlhausen, Basel and Strassburg.
Its theology was, of course, scholastic, but of what was then called the modern type, the Scotist; its philosophy was the nominalist system of William of Occam, whose great disciple, Gabriel Biel (d.
The word "doubt" has made historians think of intellectual difficulties - of the "theological scepticism" taught by Occam and Biel, of the disintegrating criticism of Humanism.
BIENNE, or Biel, an industrial town in the Swiss canton of Bern.
Bloesch, Geschichte der Stadt Biel (to 18 54), (3 vols., Biel, 1855-1856).