Scotism
Scotism is the name given to the philosophical and theological system or school named after Blessed John Duns Scotus. The word comes from the name of its originator, whose Opus Oxoniense was one of th...
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Univocity of being
Univocity of being is the idea that words describing the properties of God mean the same thing as when they apply to people or things, even if God is vastly different in kind. In medieval disputes ove...
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Hylomorphism
Hylomorphism is a philosophical theory developed by Aristotle, which conceives being (ousia) as a compound of matter and form. The word "hylomorphism" is a 19th-century term formed from the Greek word...
Matthew Ferchi
Matija Ferkić or Matija Frkić (Italian: Matteo Ferchi), English: Matthew Ferchi (Ferkich), (1583–1669) was a Croatian-born Italian Franciscan scholastic philosopher.He was from the island of K...
Muiris Ó Fithcheallaigh
Muiris Ó Fithcheallaigh, or Maurice O'Fihely, in Latin Mauritius de Portu Hibernicus or Mauritius Hibernicus; c. 1460 – March 25, 1513) was an Irish Franciscan theologian and Archbishop of Tuam.
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Papal conclave, 1471
The papal conclave from August 6-9, 1471 elected Pope Sixtus IV following the death of Pope Paul II. With the exception of the conclaves of the Western Schism, this conclave was the first since 1305 t...
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Alvarus Pelagius
Álvaro Pelayo (Latin: Alvarus Pelagius; c. 1280 – 25 January 1352) was a celebrated Spanish canonist.
Alvarus was born at Salnés, Galicia. He studied Canon law at Bologna, but in 1304 r...
Peter of Aquila
Peter of Aquila, O.F.M., (Scotellus) (d. 1361) was an Italian Friar Minor, theologian and bishop.Peter was born at L'Aquila in the Abruzzo, Italy, towards the end of the 13th century. In 1334 he figu...
Philip Faber
Philip Faber (Fabri) (1564, Spinata di Brisighella, Faenza – Padua, 28 August 1630) was an Italian Franciscan theologian, philosopher and noted commentator on Duns Scotus.
In 1582 he entered...
John Baconthorpe
John Baconthorpe (also Bacon, Baco, and Bacconius) (c. 1290 – 1347) was a learned English Carmelite monk and scholastic philosopher.
He was born at Baconsthorpe, Norfolk, he seems to have been the...
Pope Sixtus IV
Pope Sixtus IV (Latin: Xystus IV; 21 July 1414 – 12 August 1484), born Francesco della Rovere, was Pope from 9 August 1471 to his death in 1484. His accomplishments as pope included building ...
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Bartholomew Mastrius
Bartholomew Mastrius (Bartholomaeus, Bartolomeo Mastri) (Meldola, near Forlì, 7 December 1602 – Meldola, 11 January 1673) was an Italian Conventual Franciscan philosopher and theologian.
Born at M...
Claude Frassen
Claude Frassen (1620 – 26 February 1711) was a French Franciscan Scotist theologian and philosopher.
Frassen was born near Péronne, France. He entered the Franciscan Order at Peronne in his...
Ontotheology
Ontotheology means the ontology of God and/or the theology of being. While the term was first used by Kant, it has only come into broader philosophical parlance with the significance it took for Marti...
Daniel Horan
Daniel P. Horan, OFM is a Franciscan Friar (of the Order of Friars Minor of Holy Name Province ) and a Franciscan theological and spiritual writer. He studied Theology (in the School of Arts and Sci...
John Punch (theologian)
John Punch, O.F.M. (or John Ponce or, in the Latinate form, Johannes Poncius) (1603–1661) was an Irish Franciscan scholastic philosopher and theologian.John Punch was ultimately responsible for the no...
Paul Scriptoris
Paul Scriptoris (c. 1460 – October 21, 1505) was a German Franciscan mathematician, Scotist, and professor at the University of Tübingen. His surname is a Latin translation of the original Germ...
Charles Balic
Charles Balic (Croatian: Karlo Balić; December 9, 1899 - April 15, 1977) was a Croatian Franciscan Mariologist. Friar Charles Balić was a famous Theologian, specializing in the figure and works of...
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Haecceitism
Haecceitism is the perspective implied by the belief that entities can have haecceity or individual essence, "a set of principles which are essential to it and distinguish it from everything else." Ja...
Petrus Aureolus
Petrus Aureolus (c. 1280 – January 10, 1322) was a scholastic philosopher and theologian. We know little of his life before 1312. After this time, he taught at the Franciscan convent in Bologna, th...
Scotistic realism
Scotist realism, sometimes called Scotist formalism, is the Scotist position on the problem of universals. This position emerged as a response to what was called the "problem of universals", which was...
Aodh Mac Cathmhaoil
Aodh Mac Cathmhaoil, O.F.M., (Latin: Hugo Cavellus; anglicised: Hugh MacCaghwell) (1571 – 22 September 1626), was an Irish Franciscan theologian and Archbishop of Armagh. He was known by Irish speake...
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Formal distinction
In scholastic metaphysics, a formal distinction is a distinction intermediate between what is merely conceptual, and what is fully real or mind-independent. It was made by some realist philosophers o...
Haecceity
Haecceity (/hɛkˈsiːɪti, hiːk-/; from the Latin haecceitas, which translates as "thisness") is a term from medieval scholastic philosophy, first coined by Duns Scotus, which denotes the discrete qualit...
Passive intellect
The passive intellect, also known as the potential intellect or the material intellect, is a term used in philosophy alongside the notion of the active intellect in order to give an account of the ope...
Jacques Almain
Jacques Almain (died 1515) was a prominent professor of theology at the University of Paris who died at an early age. Born in the diocese of Sens, he studied Arts at the Collège de Montaigu of the Uni...
Voluntarism (theology)
Voluntarism in theology is the theory that God is to be conceived as some form of will. It is contrasted with intellectualism, which gives primacy to God's reason. Both these theories about the natu...
Antonius Andreas
Antonius Andreas (born c. 1280, Tauste, Aragon, died 1320) was a Spanish Franciscan theologian, a pupil of Duns Scotus.He was teaching at the University of Lleida in 1315. He was nicknamed Doctor Dulc...
Bonaventure Baron
Bonaventure Baron, O.F.M. (christened Bartholomew Baron; 1610 – 18 March 1696) was a distinguished Irish Franciscan friar and a noted theologian, philosopher, teacher and writer of Latin prose and ver...
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