By Daniel Heider
This examine goals to give a comparative research of philosophical theories of universals espoused through the most important representatives of the 3 major faculties of early glossy scholastic suggestion. The e-book introduces the doctrines of Francisco Suárez, S.J. (1548–1617), the Thomist John of St. Thomas, O.P. (1589–1644), and the Scotists Bartolomeo Mastri da Meldola, O.F.M. Conv. (1602–1673) and Bonaventura Belluto, O.F.M. Conv. (1600–1676). the writer examines intimately their mutual doctrinal delineation in addition to the conceptualist guiding principle of the Jesuit Pedro Hurtado de Mendoza (1578–1641), whose notion constitutes a tremendous systematic element of comparability specially with Suárez’s doctrine. The e-book bargains the 1st comparative elaboration of the problem of universals, in either its metaphysical and its epistemological features, within the period of moment scholasticism.
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