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Duns Scotus, John

(ca. 1265–ca. 1308). “Doctor subtilis; Doctor maximus; Doctor Marianus.” B. Duns, Scot. Franciscan teacher at Oxford, Paris, and Cologne; opposed intellectualistic and deterministic system of Thomas* Aquinas. Followers called Scotists. See also Acceptilation; Scholasticism, 3; Via antiqua.

E. Bettoni, Duns Scotus: The Basic Principles of His Philosophy, ed. and tr. B. Bonansea (Washington, 1961); R. Seeberg, Die Theologie des Johannes Duns Scotus (Leipzig, 1900); É. H. Gilson, Jean Duns Scot: Introduction à ses positions fondamentales (Paris, 1952); R. P. F. D. S.opera omnia, 12 vols. (Lyons, Fr., 1639); Opera omnia (Rome, 1950– ); Duns Scotus: Philosophical Writings, ed. and tr. A. Wolter (Edinburgh, 1962); J. F. Bonnefoy, Le Ven. Jean Duns Scot (Rome, 1960); R. R. Effler, John Duns Scotus and the Principle Omne quod movetur ab alio movetur (Louvain, Belgium, 1962); J. F. Boler, Charles Peirce and Scholastic Realism (Seattle, Washington, 1963).

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