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Duns Scotus, John approximately 1266-1308

Works: 3,544 works in 6,013 publications in 6 languages and 60,977 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee, Other, Author of introduction, Honoree, cnm
Classifications: B765.D73, 189.4
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Duns Scotus on the will and morality by John Duns Scotus( )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since the original publication of Duns Scotus on the Will and Morality in 1986, there has been a remarkable growth of interest in the thought of this early fourteenth-century Franciscan master. Allan B. Wolter's critically acclaimed book inspired much of the inquiry, and today it remains the standard source on Scotus' moral philosophy." "This new edition of the book retains the introduction and English translations of the original thirty-four selections of texts from Scotus' writings on the will and morality. In addition to a substantially expanded bibliography, the volume includes a preface written by William A. Frank."--BOOK JACKET
Philosophical writings by John Duns Scotus( Book )

32 editions published between 1962 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a reprint of the Nelson edition with Latin texts and English translations on facing pages
God and creatures; the quodlibetal questions by John Duns Scotus( Book )

10 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first major work of the famous mediaeval scholastic theologian John Duns Scotus to be translated into English in its entirety. One of the towering intellectual figures of his age, Scotus has had a lasting influence on Western philosophy comparable only to that of Thomas Aquinas. The questions Scotus discusses on the subject 'God and Creatures' were originally presented to him in the course of a quodlibetal dispute, a public debate popular in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. In revising the questions for publication, Scotus wove in much of his basic philosophy and theology, making this work one of the mainstays on which his reputation as a thinker depends
Duns Scotus on time & existence : the questions on Aristotle's "De interpretatione by John Duns Scotus( )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duns Scotus (c. 1265-1308) is one of a handful of figures in the history of philosophy whose significance is truly difficult to overestimate. Despite an academic career that lasted barely two decades, and numerous writings left in various states of incompletion at his death, his thought has been profoundly influential in the history of western philosophy. The Questions on Aristotle's "De interpretatione" is an early work, probably written at Oxford in the closing decade of the thirteenth century. The questions, which have come down to us in two sets (Opus 1 and Opus II), most likely originated from Scotus's classroom lectures on Aristotle's text, a work now known by its Latin name, De interpretatione. The De interpretatione (or Perihermenias in the original Greek) was understood in the medieval university as a work of dialectic or logic, although the text itself deals with subjects we would nowadays consider to belong to the intersection of metaphysics and the philosophy of language: the semantics of time, existence, modality, and quantification. At its heart is the important and still philosophically relevant question of how we can talk about things which no longer exist, or which do not yet exist. The topics covered include reference and signification; existence and essence; truth and its relation to things. What is the relationship between existence in reality and existence in the understanding? Does the meaning of a name depend on the existence of the objects falling under it? Is the present time all that exists? If a proposition about the future can be true now, what now makes it true? The English translation includes an extensive commentary explaining and elaborating some of the more difficult ideas Scotus develops in the work, placing them in the context of the teaching logic and metaphysics in the late-thirteenth-century Europe. (book jacket)
Philosophical writings : a selection by John Duns Scotus( Book )

21 editions published between 1961 and 1987 in English and Latin and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a volume of the present size, a compiler can give a broader if somewhat piecemeal view of a man's philosophy by limiting the length of the selections, or he may sacrifice comprehensiveness of subject matter in the interests of revealing his thinker at work. I have chosen the latter alternative, building the present selection around five key questions concerned with God and the human soul, the two philosophical topics of greatest interest to an ex professo theologian like Duns Scotus. Following the Avicennian interpretation of Aristotelian metaphysics, like Albertus Magnus, Siger of Brabant, Aquinas and most scholastics of his day, Scotus envisioned God as the goal of any rational metaphysic whose subject is being qua being. The two selections dealing with the existence and unicity of God, then, form the core of his "first philosophy". They are introduced by a few short sections in which Scotus describes this "transcendental science" and the type of conclusion it purports to establish, followed by a question wherein the Subtle Doctor analyzes his philosophical concept of God in terms of his controversial thesis regarding the univocity of being. Of the two questions about the human soul, one touches on its spirituality and immortality, the other concerns its ability to attain certain knowledge"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
Questions on Aristotle's Categories by John Duns Scotus( )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On being and cognition : Ordinatio 1.3 by John Duns Scotus( )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book Scotus addresses fundamental issues concerning the limits of human knowledge and the nature of intellect and the object cooperate in generating actual cognition by developing his doctrine of the univocity of being, refuting skepticism and analyzing the way the knowledge in the case of abstractive cognition
The De Primo Principio of John Duns Scotus : a revised text and a translation by John Duns Scotus( Book )

16 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and Latin and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Questions on Aristotle's Categories by John Duns Scotus( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This work is the first English translation of Scotus's commentary on Aristotle's Quaestiones super Praedicamenta. Although there are numerous Latin commentaries on Aristotle's Categories, Scotus's Questions is one of the few commentaries on the Categories written in the thirteenth century covering all of Aristotle's text, including the often neglected postpraedicamenta, and the only complete Latin commentary available in English. Moreover, unlike many of the commentaries, Scotus's text is one of the last commentaries to be written before the nominalist reduction of the categories to substance and quality. The question format allows Scotus a great deal of liberty to discuss the categories in detail, as well as matters that are only remotely raised by the text. Altogether, the forty-four questions cover the following subjects: questions 1-4 are prolegomena tot he work itself and raise the question of its subject matter as well as whether there can be a science of the categories; questions 5-8 deal with equivocals, univocals, and denominatives; questions 9-11 discuss Aristotle's two rules regarding prediction and the sufficiency of the categories; questions 12-36 discuss the four main categories treated by Aristotle, namely, substance, quantity, relation, and quality; and the remaining eight questions discuss the postpraedicamenta."--Jacket cover
Doctoris subtilis et Mariani Ioannis Duns Scoti Ordinis Fratrum Minorum Opera omnia by John Duns Scotus( Book )

in Latin and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duns Scotus on divine love : texts and commentary on goodness and freedom, God and humans by John Duns Scotus( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Questiones Alberti de modis significandi by Albertus( )

10 editions published between 1496 and 1515 in Latin and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides a critical edition, translation and commentary of the British Museum Incunabulum C.21.C.52 and the Cambridge Incunabulum 5.J.3.7. of the Quaestiones Alberti. Although the British Museum catalogue ascribes the incunabulum to Albertus Magnus, the authorship is debated. The format of the twenty-one questions of this text follows the standard pattern of the time: after stating the question, the author cites as argumenta opinions with which he does not agree, gives his own answer, and then refutes the argumenta. For the author of these questions, three issues are paramount: the scientific status of grammar, the problem of universals, and the 'structure of the device' through which language was generated
Modi significa[n]di Alberti sine quibus grammatice notitia haberi nullo pacto potest by Albertus( )

6 editions published in 1515 in Latin and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contingency and freedom = Lectura I 39 by John Duns Scotus( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explicit liber modo[rum] sig[nifica]ndi Alberti : i[m]p[re]s[us] ap[u]d villam sancti Albani a⁰ m⁰ cccc⁰ lxxx⁰ by Thomas( )

10 editions published in 1480 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le principe d'individuation by John Duns Scotus( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in French and Latin and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In quartum librum sententiarum by John Duns Scotus( )

11 editions published between 1474 and 1477 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treatise on God as first principle by John Duns Scotus( Book )

14 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capitalia opera beati Joannis Duns Scoti ... by John Duns Scotus( Book )

17 editions published between 1908 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Philosophical writings : a selection
Philosophical writingsPhilosophical writings : a selectionThe De Primo Principio of John Duns Scotus : a revised text and a translationDuns Scotus on divine love : texts and commentary on goodness and freedom, God and humansContingency and freedom = Lectura I 39A treatise on God as first principleThe philosophical vision of John Duns Scotus : an introduction
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B. Ioannis Duns Scoti, ca. 1265-1308

Duns Escoto, Beato

Duns Escoto, Juan.

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Duns, Jean, Scot, approximately 1266-1308

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Duns, John, Scotus

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Duns Scoto, Giovanni.

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Duns Skot, Ioann, approximately 1266-1308

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Duns, Szkot, approximately 1266-1308

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Duns Szkot, Jan, approximately 1266-1308

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Johannes Duns Scotus, ca 1266-1308

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Scot, Jean Duns, approximately 1266-1308

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Scoto, Giovanni

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Scotus, John Duns, approximately 1266-1308

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Skotus, Johannes Duns, approximately 1266-1308

Skotus, Johannes Duns, ca. 1266-1308

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Дунс Скот, Иоанн, approximately 1266-1308

Дунс Скот, Иоанн, ca. 1266-1308