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The Cambridge Companion to Duns Scotus
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Each volume in this series of companions to major philosophers contains specially commissioned essays by an international team of scholars, together with a substantial bibliography, and will serve as a reference work for students and non-specialists. One aim of the series is to dispel the intimidation such readers often feel when faced with the work of a difficult and challenging thinker. John Duns Scotus (1265/6-1308) was (along with Aquinas and Ockham) one of the three principal figures in medieval philosophy and theology, with an influence on modern thought arguably even greater than that of Aquinas. The essays in this volume systematically survey the full range of Scotus' thought. They take care to explain the technical details of his writing in lucid terms and demonstrate the relevance of his work to contemporary philosophical debate. New readers will find this the most convenient and accessible guide to Scotus currently available.
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Introduction: the life and works of John Duns the Scot Thomas Williams; 1. Scotus on metaphysics Peter King; 2. Space and time Neil Lewis; 3. Universals and individuation Timothy B. Noone; 4. Duns Scotus's modal theory Calvin G. Normore; 5. Duns Scotus's philosophy of language Dominik Perler; 6. Duns Scotus on natural theology James F. Ross and Todd Bates; 7. Duns Scotus on natural and supernatural knowledge of God William E. Mann; 8. Philosophy of mind Richard Cross; 9. Cognition Robert Pasnau; 10. Scotus's theory of natural law Hannes Moehle; 11. From metaethics to action theory Thomas Williams; 12. Rethinking moral dispositions: Scotus on the virtues Bonnie Kent.

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' ... a stimulating addition to a distinguished series.' The Philosophical Quarterly 'This collection of essays surveys the full range of his thought ... It would be true to say that this is a unique overview of Scotus ... Librarians and students will find the comprehensive bibliography that concludes the volume invaluable.' Reference Reviews

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