Robert Holkot

[Revised entry by Hester Gelber and John T. Slotemaker on February 15, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Robert Holkot, OP (d. 1349) belonged to the first generation of scholars to absorb
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[Revised entry by Hester Gelber and John T. Slotemaker on February 15, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Robert Holkot, OP (d. 1349) belonged to the first generation of scholars to absorb and develop the views of William Ockham. He is particularly known for his "covenantal theology" and his views on human freedom within the framework of a divine command ethics. He developed an original theology grounded in Ockham's logic and metaphysics, and his works were influential into the sixteenth century....

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