Scholasticism
Scholasticism is a method of critical thought which dominated teaching by the academics ("scholastics," or "schoolmen") of medieval universities in Europe from about 1100 to 1700, and a program of emp...
Second scholasticism
Second scholasticism (or late scholasticism) is the period of revival of scholastic system of philosophy and theology, in the 16th and 17th centuries. The scientific culture of second scholasticism su...
Lutheran scholasticism
Lutheran scholasticism was a theological method that gradually developed during the era of Lutheran Orthodoxy. Theologians used the neo-Aristotelian form of presentation, already popular in academia, ...
Scotism
Scotism is the name given to the philosophical and theological system or school named after Blessed John Duns Scotus. The word comes from the name of its originator, whose Opus Oxoniense was one of th...
Thomism
Thomism is the philosophical school that arose as a legacy of the work and thought of Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274), philosopher, theologian, and Doctor of the Church. In philosophy, his disputed q...
Sentences
The Four Books of Sentences (Libri Quattuor Sententiarum) is a book of theology written by Peter Lombard in the 12th century. It is a systematic compilation of theology, written around 1150; it derive...
Synderesis
Synderesis, in scholastic moral philosophy, is the natural capacity or disposition (habitus) of the practical reason to apprehend intuitively the universal first principles of human action.Reason is a...
Richard Wilton
Richard Wilton (died December 21, 1239) was an English scholastic philosopher.
His works included:
Quinquae viae
The Quinque viæ (Latin, usually translated as "Five Ways" or "Five Proofs") are five logical arguments regarding the existence of God summarized by the 13th-century Catholic philosopher and theologian...
Conimbricenses
Conimbricenses or Collegium Conimbricenses is the name by which Jesuits of the University of Coimbra in Coimbra, Portugal were known. The Conimbricenses were Jesuits who, from the end of 16th century ...
Potentiality and actuality
In philosophy, potentiality and actuality are principles of a dichotomy which Aristotle used to analyze motion, causality, ethics, and physiology in his Physics, Metaphysics, Nicomachean Ethics and De...
Peter of Aquila
Peter of Aquila, O.F.M., (Scotellus) (d. 1361) was an Italian Friar Minor, theologian and bishop.Peter was born at L'Aquila in the Abruzzo, Italy, towards the end of the 13th century. In 1334 he figu...
Actus purus
In scholastic philosophy, actus purus ( literally "pure act") is the absolute perfection of God.Created beings have potentiality that is not actuality, imperfections as well as perfection. Only God i...
Thought of Thomas Aquinas
This article contains a selection of thoughts of Thomas Aquinas on various topics. It is not intended as a complete account of Aquinas's thought.
Aquinas defines distributive justice as follows:Aq...
Neo-Scholasticism
Neo-Scholasticism (also known as neo-scholastic Thomism or neo-Thomism because of the great influence of the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas on the movement), is a revival and development of medieval s...
William of Alnwick
William of Alnwick (lat. Guillelmus Alaunovicanus, c. 1275 – March 1333) was a Franciscan friar and theologian, and bishop of Giovinazzo, who took his name from Alnwick in Northumberland. Little is kn...
Bartholomew Mastrius
Bartholomew Mastrius (Bartholomaeus, Bartolomeo Mastri) (Meldola, near Forlì, 7 December 1602 – Meldola, 11 January 1673) was an Italian Conventual Franciscan philosopher and theologian.
Born at M...
Thomas Wilton
Thomas Wilton (died 1322) was an English theologian and scholastic philosopher, a teacher at the University of Oxford and then the University of Paris, where he taught Walter Burley. He was a Fellow o...
William of Falgar
William of Falgar (died 1297 or 1298) was a Franciscan theologian from south-west France, a follower of Bonaventure.He entered the Franciscan Order at Toulouse. He became bishop of Viviers in 1296.
Daniel Horan
Daniel P. Horan, OFM is a Franciscan Friar (of the Order of Friars Minor of Holy Name Province ) and a Franciscan theological and spiritual writer. He studied Theology (in the School of Arts and Sci...
Vital du Four
Vital du Four (Bazas, 1260-Avignon, 1327) was a French Franciscan theologian and scholastic philosopher.He became Cardinal in 1312 and bishop of Albano in 1321.
Actus primus
Actus primus is a technical expression used in scholastic philosophy.The Latin word actus means determination, complement, perfection. In every being there are many actualities, which are subordinated...
Jacopo Zabarella
Giacomo (or Jacopo) Zabarella (5 September 1533 – 15 October 1589) was an Italian Aristotelian philosopher and logician.
Zabarella was born into a noble Paduan family. He received a humanist educ...