concept of univocity regarding the predication of God and creature according to William Ockham. by Matthew C. Menges

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  • William, of Ockham, ca. 1285-ca. 1349,
  • Analogy

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Bibliography: p. 183-187.

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SeriesFranciscan Institute publications. Philosophy series,, 9
LC ClassificationsB765.O34 M4
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Paginationxi, 196 p.
Number of Pages196
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Open LibraryOL205768M
LC Control Numbera 53009987

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Menges, Matthew, The Concept of Univocity Regarding the Predication of God and Creature according to William Ockham, St. Bonaventure, Franciscan Institute, ; Shircel, Cyril Louis, The Univocity of the Concept of Being in the Philosophy of John Duns Scotus, Washington, D.C., Catholic University of America Press, Ockham's Razor: what is explained by X number of principles is needlessly explained by more or simpler explanations, other things being equal, is preferred.

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William of Ockham was a medieval philosopher and theologian, and his famous ‘razor’ is the idea that “It is futile to do with more things that which can be done with fewer.” Applied to science and God, the implication seems to be that if science can explain the world around us on its own, there is no need for science and God.

from the concept of God to the existence of God According to _____, _____ is NOT one of the four “tests” that an action must pass to be judged morally permissible. The doctrine of bad effect; the action itself must be morally permissible Ockham was one of few philosophers willing to _____. challenge the views of the Church.

William of Ockham (cc) was an English philosopher, logician, and theologian. He was born in the village of Ockham, county of Surrey. He died in the city of Munich (in Bavaria). Ockham wrote extensively on many subjects, including logic, epistemology, the philosophy of language, metaphysics, ethics, and theology.

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Ockham: Why God determines morality. November 3, by Emma in Uncategorized 3 Comments William of Ockham was a divine command theorist, thus he believed that reason, and direction from God (referred to as Divine Commmand) aid one in determining the moral right or wrongness of an action. [William of Ockham’s Prefatory Letter] (1) In your recent letter, brother.

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He also illustrates how a Christian conception of God and nature promoted science. In his Heidelberg Disputation he set about differentiating two theologies which, in many ways, provided the fundamental basis of his own understanding of God: one could go the above mentioned route, that is, according to the theologia gloriae, or one could seek God, not by climbing a ladder to see the ‘Deus nudus,‘ but to seek God by faith.

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When William of Ockham lectured on Lombard's "Sentences" inhe articulated a new theory of knowledge. Its reception by fourteenth-century scholars was, however, largely negative, for it conflicted with technical accounts of vision and with their interprations of Duns Scotus.

This study begins with Roger Bacon, a major source for later scholastics' efforts to tie a complex of. An odd number of stars, perhaps, from a life-long atheist. When I reviewed Richard Dawkins' "The God Delusion," I called it a feisty, combative, interesting introduction to issues about the plausibility of religious belief, which alas the author seems to genuinely believe is original, decisive, and definitive.

Anyone who knows anything about philosophy understand that none of this is even 4/5. Ancient and Modern Philosophy Anne Finch, Viscountess Conway 2: Creatures and time ‘person’ in this way: to them a ‘person’ is not an individual substance but merely a concept for representing a species or for considering a mode.

[This is the only chapter to which Lady Conway added Notes in this Size: KB. Fourteenth-century Scholastic philosopher and controversial writer, born at or near the village of Ockham in Surrey, England, about ; died probably at Munich, about He is said to have studied at Merton College, Oxford, and to have had John Duns Scotus for teacher.

At an early age he entered the Order of St. Francis. Towards he went to Paris, where he may have had Scotus once more.

William was born in Surrey, in the village of Ockham, in about Little is known of his early years, but at about age twelve he entered a Franciscan friary, probably at London. According to Calvin, the actions of God in the world set forth various powers of God; and these powers of God in turn reveal to us who God is and what he is like.

As spectators of the divine performance in the world, we are to contemplate the works of God in order to discern the powers of God that shine forth in these works.

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God’s existence has been an ongoing debate probably for centuries. It’s been taken into consideration by many scholar people. Looking at the philosopher’s point of view, it is realized that their arguments is driven from two different disciplines which include the epistemology and the ontology [].

Knowledge of theory is related to epistemology and ontology reflects on the state of. The original and focal point of Ockham's thought is the singular or individual thing (res singularis), as common nature (natura communis) is the central conception of Scotism, and the act of existing (esse) is of Thomism.

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pages Brand: Baker Books. You have to get further into the mind of medieval theology and philosophy to understand this quote. "The ways of God are not open to reason" does not mean that humans cannot reason regarding the ways of God, or based on the ways of God.

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