Giles of Rome and Dante on the rival claims of the church and secular rulers.
Marguerite Porete is put to death for her exploration of the love of God, The Mirror of Simple Souls.
An introduction to philosophy in the 14th century, focusing on two big ideas: nominalism and voluntarism.
Peter hears about Duns Scotus' epistemology from expert Giorgio Pini.
Scotus argues that morality is a matter of freely choosing to follow God’s freely issued commands.
Scotus develops a novel theory of free will and, along the way, rethinks the notions of necessity and possibility.
Duns Scotus attacks the proposal of Aquinas and Henry of Ghent that being is subject to analogy.
Medieval discussions of the Trinity charted new metaphysical territory, as we see in this interview with Richard Cross.
Philosophy is pushed to its limits to provide rational explanations of two Christian theological doctrines.