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The Debate on Probable Opinions in the Scholastic Tradition

Title data

Schuessler, Rudolf:
The Debate on Probable Opinions in the Scholastic Tradition.
Leiden : Brill , 2019 . - (Brill's studies in intellectual history ; 302 )
ISBN 9789004370241

Project information

Project financing: VolkswagenStiftung
Opus Magnum Grant of VW Foundation

Abstract in another language

In 'The Debate on Probable Opinions in the Scholastic Tradition', Rudolf Schuessler portrays scholastic approaches to a qualified disagreement of opinions. The book
outlines how scholastic regulations concerning the use of opinions changed in the early modern era, giving rise to an extensive debate on the moral and epistemological
foundations of reasonable disagreements. The debate was fueled by probabilism and anti-probabilism in Catholic moral theology and thus also serves as a gateway to These
doctrines. All developments are outlined in historical context, while special attention is paid to the evolution of scholastic notions of probability and their importance for the emergence of modern probability.

Further data

Item Type: Book / Monograph
Institutions of the University: Faculties > Faculty of Cultural Studies > Department of Philosophy > Lehrstuhl Philosophie II > Lehrstuhl Philosophie II - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Rudolf Schüßler
Result of work at the UBT: Yes
DDC Subjects: 100 Philosophy and psychology > 100 Philosophy
200 Religion > 230 Christianity and Christian theology
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2019 08:28
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2019 08:28
URI: https://eref.uni-bayreuth.de/id/eprint/52895