By Hester Goodenough Gelber;H G Gelber
This quantity bargains with the Dominicans at Oxford collage from 1300-1350. It describes the heritage of the Oxford friary, who the friars have been, who have been there, how they have been selected and the highbrow lifestyles they created. It develops the belief of the friary as a "conversational community." The theology of 4 friars is handled intensive: Hugh of Lawton, Arnold of Strelley, William Crathorn and Robert Holcot, depending frequently on unedited manuscript assets. the focal point is on their reaction to the modal conception of Duns Scotus and Ockham. Discussions of necessity, contingency, divine foreknowledge, a deceiver God, invincible lack of knowledge, and God's absolute strength, are hugely creative. numerous strengthen an "obligational theology" in keeping with the means of obligational debate.
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Works on theology—commentaries on the Sentences and on books of the Bible, and the texts of quodlibetal questions—all prepared in the advanced stages of theological study at a university or while lecturing in the convents of the province, constituted the bulk of the friars’ scholastic writings. Preaching and administrative experience also provided an impetus for taking up the pen. Besides theological works, texts intended to help friars with their preaching and administrative duties constituted the bulk of the remaining output of the men in the order.
Mediaeval Archives of the University of Oxford, vol. 1, Oxford Historical Society 70 (Oxford, 1920), 99, no. 55, where Wrotham is listed without a degree in contrast to a group of proctors designated as doctors. 61 Jarrett, English Dominicans, 106. 62 See chapter two, n. 28. 63 See n. 1 above. 64 Emden, BRUO 3:2160; Gumbley, ‘Provincial Priors,’ 245. the making of a conversational community 43 tiating team to resolve the diﬃculties with the university in 1314 and 1315 may have contributed to his departure from oﬃce.
33 Roensch, Early Thomist School, 44–51, 237–246. 34 See chapter two, n. 3 below for the general bibliography on Sutton. He has been the subject of extensive discussion, and the exact list of his works and dates for his career at Oxford are not settled. Part of the diﬃculty is that there was more than one Thomas Sutton, and on the continent Sutton, Thomas Wylton (master of arts and fellow of Merton College), and probably others, were all known as Thomas Anglicus, making for confusion. See Cecilia Trifogli, ‘Thomas Wylton on Motion,’ Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 77 (1995):135–136, n.