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John Capreolus

(c. 1380—1444)


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(c.1380–1444),

Thomist philosopher and theologian. A Dominican, he lectured at Paris and Toulouse. His main work (Defensiones, 1409–32) was a defence of the teaching of St Thomas Aquinas against numerous attacks; it did much to revive the authority of Thomism.

Subjects: Christianity.


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