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Duns Scotus and the Problem of Universals (Bloomsbury

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It is, therefore, a matter, once more, for surprise, to find Scholasticism accused of undue subservience to authority and of the neglect of reason. Besides individual chapters on his 'top four' - Anselm, Aquinas, Scotus, Ockham - Cross includes substantial discussions of authors rather less studied: Gilbert of Poitiers, Peter John Olivi, Giles of Rome, Hervaeus Natalis and Peter Aureol, among others, the better to provoke more work on such important medieval thinkers.' Marilyn McCord Adams, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and formerly Regius Professor of Divinity, University of Oxford The High Middle Ages were remarkable for their coherent sense of 'Christendom': of people who belonged to a homogeneous Christian society marked by uniform rituals of birth and death and worship.

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic; 1 edition (August 26, 2010)

ISBN: 1847062245

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