Recent work on the philosophy of duns scotus

Philosophy Compass 5 (8):667-675 (2010)
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This article highlights five areas of Scotus' philosophy that have recently been the subject of scholarly discussion. (1) Metaphysics : I outline the most current accounts of Scotus on individuation (thisness or haecceity) and the common nature. (2) Modal theory : I consider recent accounts both of Scotus' innovations in spelling out the notion of the logically (and broadly logically) possible, and of his account of the independence of modality. (3) Cognitive psychology : I examine recent views of Scotus' theory of intentionality and the nature of mental content. (4) Semantics : I look at contemporary expositions of Scotus' view that words signify things. (5) Metaethics and ethics : I briefly describe conflicting interpretations of Scotus' metaethics, and discuss whether Scotus should be thought of as adopting some kind of divine-command theory or not. I note too Scotus' claim that virtues and passions can be located in the will.
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DOI 10.1111/j.1747-9991.2010.00310.x
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Duns Scotus and the Foundations of Logical Modalities.Simo Knuuttila - 1996 - In Ludger Honnefelder, Rega Wood & Mechthild Dreyer (eds.), John Duns Scotus: Metaphysics and Ethics. E.J. Brill. pp. 127--145.
Cognition.Robert Pasnau - 2003 - In Thomas Williams (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Duns Scotus. Cambridge University Press. pp. 285.
Duns Scotus' Modal Theory.Calvin G. Normore - 2003 - In Thomas Williams (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Duns Scotus. Cambridge University Press. pp. 129-160.

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