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  1. Prophetae non dixerunt falsum.Roberto Limonta & Riccardo Fedriga - 2015 - Documenti E Studi Sulla Tradizione Filosofica Medievale 26:399-432.
    In this article we intend to explore the use of the prophetic statements in some epistemic models of XIVth-century theology. Specifically, we shall focus on Peter Auriol’s and William of Ockham’s theories : although they lead to different solutions, these theories are grounded on a common linguistic approach to the topic. For XIVth-century theologians, the prophecy becomes a kind of epistemic test, useful to verify coherence and firmness of the theories of knowledge. Peter Auriol manages to reconcile divine foreknowledge, future (...)
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  2. Scotus on Objective Being.Giorgio Pini - 2015 - Documenti E Studi Sulla Tradizione Filosofica Medievale 26:81-103.
    Scotus’s views on objective being — i.e. the special way objects of thought are supposed to be in the mind — have been recently interpreted in different ways. In this paper, I argue that Scotus’s apparently contradictory statements on objective being can be made sense only if they are read against the background of his theory of essence. Specifically, I claim that a key point of Scotus’s position is that objects of thoughts are in the mind but have mind-independent identity (...)
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