The idea in John Duns Scotus’ turn-about Between Plato and Descartes
The theoretical distance between the Cartesian concept, on the one hand, and the Platonic concept and Medieval tradition, on the other, would be incomprehensible unless one were to take into account the fundamental link, that lies in the thought of John Duns Scotus. The scope of this contribution is...
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Platonism - Neo-platonism
- Influence and Survival > The Middle Ages (430-1453) > Influence on the various authors and writings > [Jean Duns Scot (vers 1265-1308)]
- Influence and Survival > The Middle Ages (430-1453) > Influence on the various authors and writings > [Henri de Gand (vers 1217-1293)]
- Influence and Survival > Early Modern Period (1453-1789) > [Descartes (René, 1596-1650)]