The History of Leith

July 19, 2006

Forefather of the Scottish Enlightenment

SUBTLETY matters. Being subtle is a gift, but in a critical culture it also a must. John Duns was subtle. Academic life knows many subtle minds, such as Galileo and Cantor, but only one philosopher has been nicknamed “subtle” from the start and John Duns is still called the doctor subtilis, the subtle mastermind. for more click here

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