John Scotus


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

John Scotus:

see Duns Scotus, JohnDuns Scotus, John
[Lat. Scotus=Irishman or Scot], c.1266–1308, scholastic philosopher and theologian, called the Subtle Doctor. A native of Scotland, he became a Franciscan and taught at Oxford, Paris, and Cologne.
..... Click the link for more information.
; Erigena, John ScotusErigena, John Scotus
[Lat. Scotus=Irish, Erigena=born in Ireland], c.810–c.877, scholastic philosopher, born in Ireland. About 847 he was invited by Charles II, king of the West Franks (later Holy Roman emperor), to take charge of the court school at Paris.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
References in periodicals archive ?
Starting with Cicero's definition of philosophy as something detached from reality, which was largely misunderstood by later generations, d'Onofrio covers most of the great thinkers of Christian Europe: Plotinus, John Scotus Eriugena, Boethius, Augustine, Alcuin, Lanfranc, Peter Damian, Peter Abelard, Anselm of Canterbury, Nicholas of Cusa and many, many more.
John Scotus Eriugena: A Christian Philosopher, AVITAL WOHLMAN
We have already been introduced to the writings of Pelagius and John Scotus Eriugena.
The writings of Scottish philosopher John Scotus Eriugena, the 19th-century publications of the Carmina Gadelica by Alexander Carmichael (a vast collection of prayers, songs and chants from the oral tradition of the Celts), and the fictional works of George MacDonald and Alexander John Scott provide Newell with a river of intellectual history that connects with George MacLeod and the modern version of the Iona Community.