Ockham on the Virtues (History of Philosophy)

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Pseudo-Dionysius agrees, and suggests that we begin by denying the blatant human metaphors that we use to describe God: he has no emotions as humans understand them. Therefore he defended the scholastic style of argumentation after having studied not only with Ficino but also in Paris, the most important scholastic university. [16] This came handy in his most ambitious project, that great disputation in Rome. All men have sufficient knowledge of what is morally right to regulate their own actions. b.

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