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Introduction

Georges Dicker

in Berkeley's Idealism: A Critical Examination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195381467
eISBN:
9780199897124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381467.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The introduction explains the overall plan of the book: Berkeley will be seen as a reactive philosopher who advanced novel arguments against the Cartesian-Lockean mainstream views, notably the shared ... More


Esse Theories of Subsistence

Richard Cross

in The Metaphysics of the Incarnation: Thomas Aquinas to Duns Scotus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244362
eISBN:
9780191697357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244362.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

According to Aquinas, Henry of Ghent, and Giles of Rome, esse is the mark of subsistence. Giles is unequivocal in positing esse as the solution to the subsistence problem: a subsistent nature can be ... More


Relation Theories of Subsistence

Richard Cross

in The Metaphysics of the Incarnation: Thomas Aquinas to Duns Scotus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244362
eISBN:
9780191697357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244362.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the theories of Richard of Middleton and William of Ware. Richard's theory — a theory that is later developed by William of Ware — is that an individual nature is distinguished ... More


Negation Theories of Subsistence (1) The Thirteenth Century

Richard Cross

in The Metaphysics of the Incarnation: Thomas Aquinas to Duns Scotus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244362
eISBN:
9780191697357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244362.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the theories of Peter John Olivi, Godfrey of Fontaines, and Hervaeus Natalis. The earliest explicit attempt to defend the negation theory of subsistence — the theory that what ... More


Bridging Ambiguities

John Ashton

in Studying John: Approaches to the Fourth Gospel

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269793
eISBN:
9780191683817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269793.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explains the phrase Ab esse ad posse valet illation. Since Johannine Christianity merged from Judaism, it must have been possible for it do so in the form in which the Gospel shows it to ... More


Berkeleyan Idealism: The Inseparability of Existence, Sensation, and Perception

Wayne Waxman

in Kant and the Empiricists: Understanding Understanding

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195177398
eISBN:
9780199786176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177398.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Berkeley’s most famous, original, and influential thesis is: the esse of sensible things is percipi. The argument of esse is percipi idealism is that: ideas can exist only in being perceived; ... More


Grammaticalization of ser and estar in Romance

Montserrat Batllori and Francesc Roca

in Grammatical Change: Origins, Nature, Outcomes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199582624
eISBN:
9780191731068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582624.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter investigates the grammaticalization process undergone by STARE from Latin to Romance, especially in Spanish and Catalan, and how this verb progressively replaced ESSE in locative, ... More


Aquinas's Way to God: The Proof in De Ente et Essentia

Gaven Kerr

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190224806
eISBN:
9780190224820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190224806.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book examines St Thomas Aquinas’s much-neglected proof for the existence of God in De Ente et Essentia, Chapter 4. It offers a contemporary presentation and interpretation of this proof as well ... More


Kearney's Wager

Patrick Burke

in After God: Richard Kearney and the Religious Turn in Continental Philosophy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225316
eISBN:
9780823236893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225316.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter argues that Kearney makes a wager in The God Who May Be. He holds that the God of the possible, posse, is much closer to the God of desire and promise ... More


Richard Kearney's Enthusiasm

John D. Caputo

in After God: Richard Kearney and the Religious Turn in Continental Philosophy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225316
eISBN:
9780823236893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225316.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses the enthusiasm of Richard Kearney. It notes that Richard Kearney is a genuine “enthusiast,” in the genuine sense of the word. His writings are ... More


God, Good , and the Desire of all Things

David Decosimo

in Ethics as a Work of Charity: Thomas Aquinas and Pagan Virtue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804790635
eISBN:
9780804791700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790635.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Beginning with the Aristotelian dictum that “the good is what all desire,” this chapter argues that for Thomas the good is Jesus Christ and the Triune God. So understood, this principle founds his ... More


The Perfection of Habit

David Decosimo

in Ethics as a Work of Charity: Thomas Aquinas and Pagan Virtue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804790635
eISBN:
9780804791700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790635.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter reconstructs Thomas’s account of habit demonstrating its philosophical plausibility, tracing its textual origins, and displaying its capacity to bring distinctively human agency into ... More


The Ontological Status of Mental Content

Richard Cross

in Duns Scotus’s Theory of Cognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199684885
eISBN:
9780191765162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684885.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Scotus speaks a great deal about the kind of existence to be ascribed to mental content: he calls it, for example, intentional existence (esse intentionale) and intelligible existence (esse ... More


The Nature of Intentional Objects in Nicholas of Autrecourt’s Theory of Knowledge

Christophe Grellard

in Intentionality, Cognition, and Mental Representation in Medieval Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262748
eISBN:
9780823266586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262748.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Christophe Grellard elucidates the status of the objects of intentional acts in Nicholas of Autrecourt’s epistemology. Autrecourt’s description of the acts of knowing, feeling, thinking and other ... More


To be Heard or Not to be Heard: Natural Justice and the Supreme Court

O. Chinnappa Reddy

in The Court and the Constitution of India: Summit and Shallows

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198066286
eISBN:
9780199081462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198066286.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

There are two great principles of justice considered so fundamental that they have come to be recognized and known as principles of natural justice. The two principles are audi alteram partem (no one ... More


Ultimate Difference

Andrew LaZella

in The Singular Voice of Being: John Duns Scotus and Ultimate Difference

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284573
eISBN:
9780823286294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284573.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Chapter 3 offers a systematic treatment of ultimate differences and provides a list of their functional characteristics. The first section sets up the Aristotelian background of the term against ... More


Terence and the Verb ‘To Be’ in Latin

Giuseppe Pezzini

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198736240
eISBN:
9780191799907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736240.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The book is an in-depth study of the verb ‘to be’ in Latin and some of its hidden properties, with a particular focus on the contracted forms -st (< est) -'s < (-es). After an introduction on ... More


Introduction

Giuseppe Pezzini

in Terence and the Verb ‘To Be’ in Latin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198736240
eISBN:
9780191799907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736240.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The first chapter is an introduction to the research presented in the book and its methodology. After a quick linguistic puzzle introducing the area, topic, and applicability of the research, the ... More


Contraction of esse: Collection of Evidence

Giuseppe Pezzini

in Terence and the Verb ‘To Be’ in Latin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198736240
eISBN:
9780191799907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736240.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The aim of this chapter is to collect the evidence for the contraction of esse in Latin (-st < est, -s(s) < es). After a general introduction to the phenomenon and a phonological overview, the ... More


Analysis of Contracted Forms in Terence

Giuseppe Pezzini

in Terence and the Verb ‘To Be’ in Latin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198736240
eISBN:
9780191799907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736240.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The aim of this chapter is to investigate the reasons for the variation between uncontracted (e.g. factus est, facta est, factum est) and contracted forms (e.g. factust, factast, factumst) in ... More


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