Divine production in late medieval trinitarian theology [electronic resource] : Henry of Ghent, Duns Scotus, and William Ockham / JT Paasch.

Paasch, JT, 1978-
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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Henry, of Ghent, 1217-1293.
Duns Scotus, John, ca. 1266-1308.
William, of Ockham, ca. 1285-ca. 1349.
Trinity -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
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This volume examines the central ideas that defined the debate about divine production in the Trinity in the late 13th and early 14th centuries, namely those of Henry of Ghent, John Duns Scotus, and William Ockham. Their discussions are significant for the history of trinitarian theology and the history of philosophy.
Cover; Contents; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 1.1 Aristotle on production; 1.2 Avicenna on production; 1.3 Basic problems: creation and subordination; 1.4 Points of agreement; 1.5 Conclusion; PART I : HOW A DIVINE PERSON IS PRODUCED; 2. Change and Production; 2.1 An Aristotelian model of change; 2.2 Categorizing changes; 2.3 Production; 2.4 Divine production; 3. Henry of Ghent; 3.1 Solving the creation problem; 3.2 Divine begetting and terrestrial begetting; 3.3 The terminus of production; 3.4 Disanalogies; 3.5 Conclusion; 4. Scotus against Henry; 4.1 The terminus of change and production
4.2 Divine production is not a mere change in relationship4.3 The subject of incompatible properties; 4.4 Conclusion; 5. Scotus on the Son's Production; 5.1 Begetting does not require any materials; 5.2 The Son is not created from nothing; 5.3 The Son is begotten from the Father's substance; 5.4 The constitution of the divine persons; 5.5 Conclusion; 6. Ockham against Scotus; 6.1 The formal terminus of production; 6.2 The terminus of divine production; 7. Ockham against Henry; 7.1 The divine essence is not a literal lump of matter; 7.2 The divine essence is not like a lump of matter
7.3 ConclusionPART II: HOW A DIVINE PERSON IS A PRODUCER; 8. Action and Producers; 8.1 Action; 8.2 Power; 8.3 What is the source of divine production?; 9. Henry of Ghent on Powers; 9.1 Henry's ontology of powers; 9.2 Powers can exist in the Godhead; 10. Henry of Ghent on Powers in the Godhead; 10.1 The basis for divine activity and power; 10.2 One basis for many divine activities and powers; 10.3 The power to produce another divine person; 11. Scotus against Henry; 11.1 The divine essence does not need any determination; 11.2 Relationships cannot determine powers
11.3 Relationships are required for divine production12. Scotus on Power and Perfection; 12.1 Subordinationism; 12.2 The divine essence is a perfect power source; 13. Ockham against Henry; 13.1 Relationships cannot determine anything's activity; 13.2 Fatherhood is not the source of the Father's reproductive activity; 14. Ockham on the Source of Divine Production; 14.1 The source of productive activity; 14.2 The power source for the Father's reproductive activity; 14.3 Productive acts are not produced; 14.4 Conclusion; 15. Conclusion; 15.1 How a divine person is produced
15.2 How a divine person is a producer15.3 Solving the creation and subordination problems; 15.4 Scholastic philosophy and theological orthodoxy; Works Cited; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W
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