John Duns, commonly cried Duns Scotus (c. 1266 – 8 November 1308), is generally considered tae be ane o the three maist important filosofer-theologians o the Heich Middle Ages.
John Duns Scotus
The Subtle Doctor
Duns, Coonty o Berwick, Kinrick o Scotland
|Dee'd||8 November 1308|
Cologne, Electorate o Cologne, Haly Roman Empire
|Alma mater||Varsity o Oxford|
|Metapheesics, theology, logic, epistemology, ethics|
|Univocity o bein, haecceity as a principle o individuation, Immaculate Conception o the Virgin Mary|
|Blessed John Duns Scotus, O.F.M.|
A statue o John Duns Scotus bi Frank Tritchler in the Public Park in the toun o Duns erectit in 1966
|Releegious an priest|
|Veneratit in||Catholic Kirk|
|Beatified||20 Mairch 1993, Vatican Ceety by Pape John Paul II|
|Major shrine||Franciscan Kirk, Cologne, Germany|
- ↑ Hugh T. Kerr, Readings in Christian Thought: Second Edition, Abingdon Press, 2010: "Duns Scotus (c. 1264-1308)".
- ↑ He has long been claimed as a Merton alumnus, but there is no contemporary evidence to support this claim and as a Franciscan, he would have been ineligible for fellowships at Merton (see Martin, G. H. & Highfield, J. R. L. (1997). A History of Merton College. Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 53).
- ↑ Thegither wi Thomas Aquinas an William o Ockham. See, e.g., the Plato.Stanford.edu articles "Duns Scotus" and "William of Ockham"