Philosophy and Theology 27 (2):389-425 (2015)

Liran Shia Gordon
Hebrew University of Jerusalem (PhD)
In order to make sense of Scotus’s claim that rationality is perfected only by the will, a Scotistic doctrine of truth is developed in a speculative way. It is claimed that synthetic a priori truths are truths of the will, which are existential truths. This insight holds profound theological implications and is used on the one hand to criticize Kant's conception of existence, and on the other hand, to offer another explanation of the sense according to which the existence of things is grasped.
Keywords Duns Scotus  Truth  Volition  Kant  Existence  Ontological Proof  synthetic a priori  Individuality  Haecceity
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DOI 10.5840/philtheol2015103035
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