Duns Scotus | Critical Essay by Allan B. Wolter

This literature criticism consists of approximately 19 pages of analysis & critique of Duns Scotus.
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Critical Essay by Allan B. Wolter

SOURCE: Wolter, Allan B. “Scotus on the Divine Origin of Possibility.” American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 67, no. 1 (winter 1993): 95-107.

In the following essay, Wolter illuminates a principal element of Scotus's mature metaphysical theory regarding divine knowledge of the potential and the actual.

The Questions on Aristotle's Metaphysics, in the opinion of the Scotistic Commission is a work Duns Scotus composed early in his academic career. Portions of what he wrote there are more fully developed in his Oxford Lectura.1 According to the editors working on a critical edition at the work at the Franciscan Institute of St. Bonaventure University, however, the original work has been revised, and this may explain the references the Sentence-commentaries.2

Book IX seems to be one of the more mature portions of the work, however, with its masterful analysis of the...

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