The amount addresses the old context of Henry, e.g. his writings and his participation within the occasions of 1277; examines Henrys theology, metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics; and experiences Henrys effect on John Duns Scotus and Pico della Mirandola.
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Macken’s Bibliotheca manuscripta, II, pp. –. ii HENRY OF GHENT AND THE EVENTS OF 1277 Robert Wielockx This contribution consists of two parts. The first, which shows Henry of Ghent’s role in the events of March , relies on historical sources and especially on Henry’s autobiographical notes. The second part is based on a reading of some of the significant passages in Henry’s works which, from Quodlibet II (Advent ) onwards, allow a closer look at Henry’s later interpretation of the series of condemnations and censures of March .
Giles was censured (art. ) for holding without reserve (commentary on the Sentences) a form of the unicity thesis close to, but not identical with, Aquinas’s: unlike Thomas, Giles did not pronounce himself, in that work, on the special case of the number of substantial forms in the human being. Giles was also the author of the Theoremata de Corpore Christi, a work that was chronologically close to Henry’s First Quodlibet and to which Henry, in the oral dispute of this Quodlibet, amply referred.
Soppr. A, fol. ra, and Krakow, Bibl. Jagiell. , fol. va) state that this question was disputed before Quodlibet XII: “Aliam quaestionem addidit isti Quodlibet, quam prius disputaverat . ” 80 Henry of Ghent, Quodlibet XII, quaestiones –, ed. Jos Decorte (Leuven, ), p. xxi. 81 L. Hödl, “Theologiegeschtliche Einführung” in Henry of Ghent, Tractatus super facto Praelatorum et Fratrum (Quodlibet XII, quaestio ), ed. L. Hödl—M. Haverals, pp. vii–cxvii. gordon a. wilson Martin IV, “undo” a decree of a church council, in this case, the decree “Omnis utrobique sexus” of the fourth Lateran Council which mandated yearly confession to one’s “proper priest”; was there a limit on papal power; was there a distinction between ordained and absolute powers of the pope;82 could a pope fail to act for the greater good of the church and thus not act out of loving kindness?
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