Francisco Suárez

[New Entry by Christopher Shields and Daniel Schwartz on July 21, 2014.] Francisco Suarez (1548 - 1617)[1] was a highly influential philosopher and theologian of the Second Scholastic (or "Early
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[New Entry by Christopher Shields and Daniel Schwartz on July 21, 2014.] Francisco Suarez (1548 - 1617)[1] was a highly influential philosopher and theologian of the Second Scholastic (or "Early Modern Scholasticism"), that is, the revitalized philosophical and theological inquiry of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, conducted within the tradition shaped by Thomas Aquinas, Duns Scotus, and other medieval scholastics. While Suarez is commonly praised for his comprehensive, exhaustive,...

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