From Duns Scotus to Davidson Anomalous Monism, Supervenience, and the Formal Distinction

  • Pascal Engel, Antoine Arnauld’s, DUNS SCOTUS
  • Published 2007


It is a well-known fact in the history of philosophy that the scholastic doctrine of distinctions, which was widely discussed in the XIVth century by Scotus and Ockham in particular and by late scholastics such as Suarez, resurfaced in the XVIIth century with Descartes and the Cartesians when the latter attempted to understand Descartes's view that there is… (More)