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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.
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Duns Scotus

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

(dʌnz ˈskoʊ təs)
John ( “Doctor Subtilis” ), 1265?–1308, Scottish scholastic theologian.
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Noun1.Duns Scotus - Scottish theologian who was very influential in the Middle Ages (1265-1308)
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For an in-depth study of the emergence, history, and usage of the term haecceitas, see Robert Andrews, "Haecceity in the Metaphysics of John Duns Scotus," in Johannes Duns Scotus 1308-2008: Die philosophischen Perspektiven seines Werkes, ed.
(12.) JOHANNES DUNS SCOTUS, Abhandlung uber das erste Prinzip, herausgegeben und ubersetzt von W.
The editors of this text have in their introduction (in German) followed a format similar to that of the introductions of the two other works in this volume: a description of the four known manuscripts and two previous uncritical editions (one the 1497 Venice edition and the other the Wadding edition of 1639, which was reprinted by Vives in 1891), a description of the manuscript/edition traditions, and a treatment of the authenticity of the text, in which the editors conclude: "Externe wie interne Grunde--so kann man abschliedssend festhalter--sprechen also dafur, dafss Johannes Duns Scotus der Autor des Textes der Theoremata ist" (p.

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