Sentence Examples


  • The critics of Aquinas - Duns Scotus and the later Nominalists - show some tendency towards rational scepticism.
  • According to John Scotus Erigena, the nothing out of which the world is created is the divine essence.
  • More importance attaches to Duns Scotus, who brings prominently forward the idea of a progressive development in nature by means of a process of determination.
  • This serves Duns Scotus as the most universal basis of existence, all angels having material bodies.
  • One might almost say that Duns Scotus recognizes the principle of a gradual physical evolution, only that he chooses to represent the mechanism by which the process is brought about by means of quaint scholastic fictions.

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