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Analogy of Truth: The Sacramental Epistemology of Nouvelle Théologie 1

Hans Boersma

in Ressourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199552870
eISBN:
9780191731037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552870.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter argues that nouvelle théologie was characterized by a sacramental sensibility that offered to the modern world a theological recovery of mystery and that this sensibility comes to the ... More


Religious Language

William P. Alston

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195138092
eISBN:
9780199835348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138090.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

First there is some preliminary clearing of the deck. I argue against Verificationism (what seem like statements about God do have truth-values), and against Wittgensteinians (that religious ... More


The Words of Theology—2 Medieval and Modern Accounts

Richard Swinburne

in The Coherence of Theism

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198240709
eISBN:
9780191598586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198240708.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Duns Scotus claimed that the divine predicates (words such as ‘omnipotent’ used to pick out divine properties) are used in senses univocal with their ordinary senses. Aquinas claimed that these ... More


Gilles Deleuze's Transcendental Empiricism: From Tradition to Difference

Marc Rölli

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474414883
eISBN:
9781474426985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414883.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Subjectivity is itself an event that philosophy has tried to situate in an evanescent present as a dominating self-awareness equipped with common sense. But Deleuze insists that it requires a ... More


The Varieties of Homonymy

Christopher Shields

in Order in Multiplicity: Homonymy in the Philosophy of Aristotle

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253074
eISBN:
9780191598401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253072.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The aims of this chapter are, firstly, to understand homonymy, or multivocity; secondly, to reveal the theoretical foundations of homonymy; and thirdly, to reflect on the cogency of the general ... More


Goodness

Christopher Shields

in Order in Multiplicity: Homonymy in the Philosophy of Aristotle

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253074
eISBN:
9780191598401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253072.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Shields argues that Aristotle is correct to argue for application of the homonymy to goodness, although it is only a partial success, as certain of Aristotle's arguments to this end are not good. ... More


John Duns Scotus

Alexander Broadie

in A History of Scottish Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748616275
eISBN:
9780748652471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616275.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

John Duns Scotus was born in the village of Duns in Berwickshire in the Scottish Borders, and God was the focal point of almost all of his thinking. He writes against both the negative interpretation ... More


Ontology

Antonie Vos

in The Philosophy of John Duns Scotus

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624621
eISBN:
9780748652372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624621.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter analyses the works of John Duns Scotus about ontology. It explains that Scotus's philosophy has many ontological solutions which arise from theological dilemmas, and that the tension ... More


John Duns Scotus

Nathan Widder

in Deleuze's Philosophical Lineage

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632992
eISBN:
9780748652570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632992.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the influence of John Duns Scotus on Gilles Deleuze's concepts of univocity or univocal being. It compares Deleuze's and Duns Scotus's engagements with the ancient and medieval ... More


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

Andrew T. LaZella

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284573
eISBN:
9780823286294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284573.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The Singular Voice of Being: John Duns Scotus and Ultimate Difference reconsiders John Duns Scotus’s well-covered theory of the univocity of being in light of his less explored discussions of ... More


Conceptual Experimentation with the Divine: Expression, Univocity, and Immanence in Meister Eckhart

Alex Dubilet

in The Self-Emptying Subject: Kenosis and Immanence, Medieval to Modern

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279463
eISBN:
9780823281633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279463.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter shifts from Eckhart’s sermons to his Biblical commentaries to show how his theorization of univocity and immanence has a concrete theological and exegetical basis. It argues that for ... More


Univocity, Duality, and Ideal Genesis: Deleuze and Plato

Paul M. Bova and Paul M. Livingston

in Contemporary Encounters with Ancient Metaphysics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474412094
eISBN:
9781474434966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412094.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

John Bova and Paul M. Livingston’s “Univocity, Duality, and Ideal Genesis: Deleuze and Plato” elaborates an unorthodox yet powerful dualism in the writings of Plato. This dualism accounts for the ... More


Diverging Ways: On the Trajectories of Ontology in Parmenides, Aristotle, and Deleuze

Abraham Jacob Greenstine

in Contemporary Encounters with Ancient Metaphysics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474412094
eISBN:
9781474434966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412094.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Abraham Jacob Greenstine’s “Diverging Ways: On the Trajectories of Ontology in Parmenides, Aristotle, and Deleuze” asks what is ontology – how do we speak being? Starting from Deleuze’s claim that ... More


The Speculative Univocity of Being and Language: From the Verb to Univocity

Guillaume Collett

in The Psychoanalysis of Sense: Deleuze and the Lacanian School

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474409025
eISBN:
9781474426978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409025.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

There are many ways to view the genesis of sense in The Logic of Sense. One way that has been emphasised in the secondary literature is as the emergence of consciousness from the body’s affects.1 ... More


Being, Univocity, and Logical Syntax

A.W. Moore

in Language, World, and Limits: Essays in the Philosophy of Language and Metaphysics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198823643
eISBN:
9780191862250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823643.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The focus of this essay is the idea of the univocity of being, championed by Duns Scotus and given prominence more recently by Gilles Deleuze. Although one concern of the essay is with how this idea ... More


Contemplating the Divine

Emma Gilby

in Descartes's Fictions: Reading Philosophy with Poetics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198831891
eISBN:
9780191869723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831891.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on Descartes’s more general articulation of our reliance on God, who alone, he says, can offer us continuing certainty. Descartes is struck by wonder at the beauty of God’s ... More


Duns Scotus

Richard Cross

in The History of Scottish Theology, Volume I: Celtic Origins to Reformed Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198759331
eISBN:
9780191819889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759331.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

After a brief summary of Duns Scotus’ life and works, this chapter offers an overview of Scotus’ theology, showing how Scotus’ principal theological aim was theoretical generality: the attempt to ... More


Discovering What Justice Is in Plato’s Republic

Catherine Rowett

in Knowledge and Truth in Plato: Stepping Past the Shadow of Socrates

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199693658
eISBN:
9780191850561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199693658.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The chapter argues that Plato makes Socrates abandon the search for a definition of justice after Republic 1. He then adopts a different approach that neither requires nor expects a definition, but ... More


The Gregarious Aristocrat

W. G. de Burgh

in The Moral Argument: A History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190246365
eISBN:
9780190246396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190246365.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

For W. G. de Burgh moral evidence doesn’t entail theism but does incline toward it. Such evidence includes both goodness and rightness, and de Burgh endorsed a cumulative case for God’s existence. He ... More


The Summum Bonum in Aristotle’s Ethics: Fractured Goodness

Christopher Shields

in The Highest Good in Aristotle and Kant

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198714019
eISBN:
9780191782244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714019.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Aristotle expressly defends eudaimonia as the summum bonum for human beings (EN 1094a21–2), which good he characterizes as a complete, final, and intrinsic good, and as the source and cause of the ... More


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