Vigilantius


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Vigilantius

(vĭj'ĭlăn`shəs), fl. 400, Christian priest of Gaul who was violently opposed by St. JeromeJerome, Saint
, c.347–420?, Christian scholar, Father of the Church, Doctor of the Church. He was born in Stridon on the border of Dalmatia and Pannonia of Christian parents (although he was not baptized until 366); his Roman name was Sophronius Eusebius Hieronymus.
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. Jerome's letters and a tract, Liber contra Vigilantium, declare that Vigilantius denied the efficacy of relics, prayers to the saints, almsgiving, celibacy of the clergy, and monasticism. His works are not extant.
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74) Kant, Groundwork, 399; Kant, Critique of Practical Reason, 22; Kant, Critique of the Power of Judgment, 222; Kant, Metaphysik Mrongovius, 877-78; Immanuel Kant, Metaphysik Vigilantius, ed.
Karl Ameriks and Steve Naragon (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997), 586; Kant, Metaphysik Vigilantius, 1024.
Dormitantius somniaret (109,1); uelit dormire Vigilantius (109,4); dormiat itaque Vigilantius (109,3); Apodemius, qui interpretationem nominis sui longa ad nos ueniens nauigatione signauit (121 praef.
Lxiv, 69) and for criticism of its excess in Gaul, see Vigilantius in Jerome, Contra Vigilantium 3 and 9.
1: Sed tamen etiam ego in hac parte, quia plurimis, quicquid rescripseris, profuturum esse confido, precator accesserim, ut ad ea vigilantius respondere digneris, in quibus nihil amplius dominum, quam alii homines facere potuerunt, fecisse mentiuntur, Apollonium si quidem suum nobis et Apuleium aliosque magicae artis homines in medium proferunt, quorum maiora contendunt extitisse miracula.
In this wordplay Kant compares his friend the Regierungsrat Johan Friedrich Vigilantius with himself, his 'vigilant' advisor in legal matters with his comatose, 'senile' self.
61) For Kant's analysis of the satisfaction and pleasure associated with having done one's duty from duty, see MS, 388, 485; 519, 597-8; and Kant's brief discussion of Schiller in the Vigilantius lecture notes (KGS 27:489-92).
This final selection gives the complete text of Metaphysik Vigilantius ([K.
The fourth and final set of notes presented are those taken during a course probably given in 1793-4 on "The Metaphysics of Morals" by Johann Friedrich Vigilantius (1757-1823).