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Bartolomé Medina

(1527—1580)


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(1527–80),

Spanish Dominican theologian. He has been called the ‘Father of Probabilism’ (q.v.). In his commentary on St Thomas Aquinas's Summa Theologiae, he defends the view that where there are two opinions, both of which are probable, though in an unequal degree, the less probable may be followed.

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Christianity.


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