The presented paper sets out to answer the question: did the achievements of medieval mathematical theology and philosophy of nature contribute to the development of modern science? The article focuses primarily on the achievements of English thinkers before and up to the fourteenth century. To answer the main question, a brief history of introducing mathematics to the philosophy of nature is presented, then the concepts preceding the theory of Oxford Calculators, which was a new and original interpretation of Aristotle, are discussed. This review is intended as an answer to the question contained in the title.

JO - Przegląd Filozoficzny. Nowa Seria L1 - http://journals.pan.pl/Content/116310/PDF/2020-02-PFIL-06-Jung.pdf L2 - http://journals.pan.pl/Content/116310 PY - 2020 IS - No 2 EP - 126 KW - medieval science KW - history of physics KW - Oxford Calculators KW - mathematical theology KW - mathematical philosophy of nature A1 - Jung, Elżbieta PB - Komitet Nauk Filozoficznych PAN PB - Wydział Filozofii i Socjologii UW JF - Przegląd Filozoficzny. Nowa Seria SP - 103 T1 - Did medieval mathematical theology and philosophy of nature influence the development of modern thought? DA - 2020.06.30 UR - http://journals.pan.pl/dlibra/docmetadata?id=116310 DOI - 10.24425/pfns.2020.133140 ER -