Historical Who is Who

DUNS SCOTUS

1266 - 1308
Scotland, England, France, Germ
RELIGION, PHILOSOPHY

 

Highly influential medieval philosopher and theologian, Franciscan trained and then teaching and writing in Oxford, Paris and Cologne. The primacy of all reasoning is from God whose will is all-determining – including what counts as good. Appeal to divine authority which supports both church and state is sufficient to justify their compulsory baptising of Jews.

Life

Writings

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