From the town of Duns in Berwickshire, Scotland, John entered the Friars Minor and was later ordained a priest (1291). After studies at Greyfriars, Oxford, he was lecturing in Paris by 1302, and in Cologne in 1307. He died there in 1308. His works include a commentary on the Sentences, and one on Aristotle's Metaphysics, Quodlibetal Questions and Questions on Greek logical texts.
About the Collection
Ioannis Duns Scoti Opera Omnia studio et cura Commissionis Scotisticae ad fidem codicum edita, praeeunte (†) C. Balić, Civitas Vaticana, Typ. Polygl. Vaticana, 1950 et seqq. In 4°.
The critical edition of Scotus‘ Ordinatio and Lectura is another flagship of our research and publishing program carried out by the Scotist Commission at the Franciscan University in Rome (Antonianum). The series also contains the acts of various congresses on this brilliant Franciscan thinker of the late 13th century.
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