Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy

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Thomas of Sutton

  • Gyula Klima
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-024-1151-5_493-2


Thomas of Sutton (Thomas Anglicus) O.P. (c. 1250–1315) was an early defender of Aquinas’ doctrine at Oxford, where he spent most of his career engaged in debates with the greatest opponents of Aquinas’ tenets, such as Duns Scotus and Henry of Ghent.

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Primary Sources

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gyula Klima
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  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyFordham UniversityNew YorkUSA