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Gerhard Casimir Ubaghs

(1800—1875)


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(1800–75),

the chief representative of the Traditionalist Ontologism of Louvain. He combined Traditionalist belief that knowledge of metaphysical and moral truths is based on a primitive Divine teaching handed on by oral tradition, with the Ontologist doctrine of the direct contemplation of God by the intellect in the ‘objective ideas’. His teaching was censured in 1864; he soon submitted.

Subjects: Christianity.


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