Duns Scotus


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Duns Scotus

John. ?1265--1308, Scottish scholastic theologian and Franciscan priest: opposed the theology of St. Thomas Aquinas
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GONZALEZ AYESTA, Duns Scotus on the Natural Will, "Vivarium" 50 (2012) 33-52.
Such a God for Duns Scotus is not only Supreme Being (as it was for most of the schoolmen), but first of all an absolutely free Infinity (infinite being) that exceeds the (onto)logical necessity.
He begins with a debate between Thomas Aquinas and Duns Scotus from the thirteenth century.
It is not only about the redirection of attention from the abstract meanings, extending sharply beyond worldly reality, to the mechanism of signification and, accordingly, to the singular concrete items of nature, because the problem of universals had been a consistent part of Christian theological deliberations from times remote; as we shall see, some fundamental distinctions of Ockham and of Duns Scotus, concerning the particularity of being, are to be read against the background of their Trinitarian speculations.
Even where the work under discussion seems impressively philosophical--as in the case of the epistemological reflections of Hugo Cavellus (Hugh MacCaghwell)--it gives the impression of being doctrinally philosophical, as if fearful of departing from the thought of Aristotle, as mediated through Duns Scotus.
lohannes Duns Scotus, doctor immaculatae conceptionis.
In his reflections on the theologian John Duns Scotus, Pope Benedict XVI (July 7th 2010) pointed out that valuable theologians ['] 'enriched with their specific thought what the People of God already believed spontaneously about the Blessed Virgin, manifested in acts of piety, in the expressions of art and, in general, in Christian living.
The Blessed John Duns Scotus Church in Glasgow's Gorbals says it has Valentine's "genuine remains" in a gold casket marked Corpus Valentini Martyris.
The eschatological interpretation is similar to the breakthrough of Duns Scotus, which is frequently seen as the turning point in the development of the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception within Catholicism.
de Souza (URO-Goiana): <<Joao Duns Escoto: sobre a origen da propiedade e da autoridade secular>>, y Josep-Ignasi Saranyana (Universidad de Navarra): <<Duns Escoto leido por Heidegger>>, sobre la lectura que Heidegger realizo de Escoto a partir de la tesis para la docencia bajo el titulo Die Kategorien--und Bedeutungslehre des Duns Scotus que el filosofo aleman realizara sobre una obra atribuida al escoces y que realmente pertenecia a Thomas de Erfurt.
In the Oratio Pico claims that he will demonstrate the concordia between Plato and Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas and Duns Scotus, and Avicenna and Averroes.
Barron locates this modern, zero-sum way of thinking in Duns Scotus: "In an effort to make the to-be of God more immediately intelligible, Duns Scotus proposed a univocal conception of existence, according to which God and creatures belong to the same basic metaphysical category, the genus of being.