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Introduction

Benjamin Hill

in The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This introduction argues for the importance of Suárez’s philosophy for historians of medieval philosophy as well as historians of early modern philosophy. It also provides synopses of each of the ... More


Unity in the Multiplicity of Suárez’s Soul

Marleen Rozemond

in The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

Published in print:
2012
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May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

What is explored in this essay is Suárez’s commitment to the ‘Achilles problem,’ i.e. whether the mere possibility of representational content entails the simplicity of soul. The essay focuses on the ... More


Shadows of Beings: Francisco Suárez’s Entia Rationis

Christopher Shields

in The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

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2012
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May 2012
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9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Beings of reason present metaphysicians with an interesting dilemma—they can be thought about even though there are no such things; yet to be thought about it would seem that they must have some kind ... More


Suárez’s Last Stand for the Substantial Form

Helen Hattab

in The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

Published in print:
2012
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May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In this essay Suárez’s defense of the scholastic doctrine of substantial forms is critically examined. Suárez’s innovative solution to the problem of the eduction of form from matter during ... More


Suárez in a Late Scholastic Context: Anatomy, Psychology, and Authority

Michael Edwards

in The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

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2012
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May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This essay explores the late Scholastic use of texts and authorities by comparing Suárez’s use of anatomical and medical texts in his De anima commentary with that of Hieronymus Dandinus. Two ... More


Suárez, Immortality, and the Soul’s Dependence on the Body

James B. South

in The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

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2012
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May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In this essay the Renaissance background and contributions to Suárez’s thinking about immortality are explored. It is argued that Suárez’s conception of the soul was distinctively shaped but Pietro ... More


Suárez on Self-Awareness

Cees Leijenhorst

in The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This essay addresses a core issue in philosophical psychology, reflection and self-awareness. For late Scholastics the main question was, ‘How is it that we can be aware that we are seeing p when in ... More


Suárez and Natural Law

James Gordley

in The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

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2012
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May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In this essay Suárez’s contribution to the development of the natural law within the Salamanca tradition are examined. Two accusations commonly laid against Suárez’s position are addressed—the ... More


The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

Benjamin Hill and Henrik Lagerlund (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

During the seventeenth century the Iberian Jesuit Francisco Suárez was considered one of the greatest philosophers of the age. He was the last great Scholastic thinker and profoundly influenced the ... More


Descartes and Leibniz as Readers of Suárez: Theory of Distinctions and Principle of Individuation

Roger Ariew

in The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

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2012
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May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This essay explores the reception and used of Suárez’s philosophy by two canonical early modern philosophers, René Descartes and Gottfried Leibniz. It is argued that Descartes’ theory of distinctions ... More


Reason and Obligation in Suárez

Thomas Pink

in The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

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2012
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May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In this essay it is argued that Suárez fundamentally altered the traditional conception of obligation and laid the groundwork for the modern one. According to Suárez the obligatoriness of the moral ... More


Suárez on Propinquity and the Efficient Cause

Dennis Des Chene

in The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

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2012
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May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This essay explores Suárez’s commitment to the important causal principle of propinquity or spatial contiguity. Like many, Suárez accepted the principle of no action at a distance. It is argued that ... More


Suárez on Continuous Quantity

Jorge Secada

in The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

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2012
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May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This essay examines a central feature of Suárez’s physics, the notion of quantity and continuous quantity in particular. Suárez’s treatment of continuous quantity is placed within the tradition ... More


Sixteenth-Century Discussions of the Passions of the Will

Simo Knuuttila

in Emotion and Cognitive Life in Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy

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2012
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January 2013
ISBN:
9780199579914
eISBN:
9780191745959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579914.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

John Duns Scotus's theory of the passions of the will caused much interest among late medieval and early modern thinkers, not least because it extended the scope of the theory of emotion from sensory ... More


Jesuit Probabilism: The Theoretical Cornerstones

Stefania Tutino

in Uncertainty in Post-Reformation Catholicism: A History of Probabilism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190694098
eISBN:
9780190694128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694098.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the fullest formulation of probabilism as it was articulated by the Jesuit theorists and professors of theology at the Roman College, which by the end of the sixteenth century ... More


The Sacrament of Language and the Curse of Speech

Stefania Tutino

in Shadows of Doubt: Language and Truth in Post-Reformation Catholic Culture

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2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199324989
eISBN:
9780199369294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324989.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Building on the arguments of Paolo Prodi and Giorgio Agamben, this chapter examines the hermeneutical and epistemological aspects of the reflections on oaths provided by three early modern Catholic ... More


The Political Theology of Trade Law: The Scholastic Contribution

Martti Koskenniemi

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In his massive opus on legal and political theory, the Jesuit Francisco Suárez (1548–1617) addresses at great length the distinction between natural law and the jus gentium (law of nations). The ... More


Ens rationis from Suárez to Caramuel: A Study in Scholasticism of the Baroque Era

Daniel D. Novotny

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823244768
eISBN:
9780823252695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244768.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The influence of the Spanish Jesuit Francisco Suárez (1548-1617) on 17th-century philosophy, theology, and law can hardly be underestimated. This book explores one of the most controversial topics of ... More


Breakdown: Analogy and Ontotheology in Richard II

Philip Lorenz

in The Tears of Sovereignty: Perspectives of Power in Renaissance Drama

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251308
eISBN:
9780823252633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251308.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter introduces the early modern problem of sovereignty as a crisis of representation. Focusing on the dual – philosophical and theatrical – deposition staged in Shakespeare's Richard II and ... More


Scholasticism of the Baroque Era

Daniel D. Novotný

in Ens rationis from Suárez to Caramuel: A Study in Scholasticism of the Baroque Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823244768
eISBN:
9780823252695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244768.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter briefly discusses the broader historical context of the texts analyzed in this book. Although the chapter provides some information on Baroque scholastic culture, which these texts ... More


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