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Erigena, Johannes Scotus

(Ierugena; Eriugena; ca. 815–ca.877). B. and educ. probably in Ireland; probably principal of court school of Emp. Charles* II 847; his doctrine is an early attempt at occidental speculative dogmatics; he is a connecting link bet. Gk. and occidental philos.; influenced Scholasticism* and mysticism.* Tr. some of the writings of Gk. ch. fathers into Lat. Works include De divisione naturae.

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