Duns Scotus


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Duns Sco·tus

 (dŭnz skō′təs), John Known as "the Subtle Doctor." 1265?-1308.
Scottish Franciscan friar, philosopher, and theologian whose commentary on Peter Lombard's Sentences challenged Thomas Aquinas's view of reason's ability to attain truth about the divine.

Duns Scotus

(ˈdʌnz ˈskɒtəs)
n
(Biography) John. ?1265–1308, Scottish scholastic theologian and Franciscan priest: opposed the theology of St Thomas Aquinas. See also Scotism

Duns Sco•tus

(dʌnz ˈskoʊ təs)
n.
John ( “Doctor Subtilis” ), 1265?–1308, Scottish scholastic theologian.
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I have read Ockham, Bradwardine, and other of the schoolmen, together with the learned Duns Scotus and the book of the holy Aquinas.
Slain The killing of the Comyn John Duns Scotus (c.
OSBORNE, Jr's recent systematic study, Human Action in Thomas Aquinas, John Duns Scotus and William of Ockham (The Catholic University of America Press, Washington, D.
This paper argues that Thomas Aquinas's account of divine simplicity is compatible with the accounts of divine simplicity given by John Duns Scotus and Gregory Palamas.
Early scholars had fixated on the place of Duns Scotus and William of Ockham, with their doctrines of voluntarism and radicalized nominalism (in the latter's case), as the roots of subjective theories of rights.
Their topics include the six ages of history and the renewal of the human person: Christian humanism in Bede's gospel homilies, human dignity and bodily necessity according to Bernard of Clairvaux, conceiving the soul: Aelred of Rievaulx and the sanctifying labor of the mind, Dante and the human identity: a transformation from grace to grace, and feminality as positive perfection and the active participation of women in generativity in the philosophical theology of John Duns Scotus.
In the adjacent room, Duns Scotus, Steinzeit (Stone Age), and Die Kiinstlergruppe Miilkeimer Freiheit auf dem Weg zu Bio's Babnhof (The Artistic Group Miilheimer Freiheit on the way to Bio's Bahnhof) extended this theme of trashed beginnings.
He is, as the poet Hopkins says of Duns Scotus, that "rarest veined unraveller.
In spite of this, we see a return to almost 'logicist' tendencies within later medieval thinkers such as John Duns Scotus and William of Ockham, as discussed in the essays of Simo Knuuttila (Chapter 3, 'The Metaphysics of the Categories in John Duns Scotus') and Calvin G.
In all three volumes, she explores many of the same themes, albeit with different emphases, and appeals to the same thinkers: Bonaventure, Duns Scotus, Bede Griffiths, Thomas Merton, Karl Rahner, Paul Tillich, Raimon Panikkar and, most especially, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.
The church of Blessed St John Duns Scotus claim they have the "genuine remains" in a gold casket marked Corpus Valentini Martyris.
Here an Aristotelian of the 13th century Duns Scotus detects Aristotle's incoherence or at least some vagueness of his thought (Ordinatio, Prologus, p.