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Bl. John Duns Scotus


Blessed John Duns Scotus. Translations of Summa Theologica
(as compiled by Jerome of Montefortino)
contrasted with the parallel passages from

Thomas Aquinas Summa Theologica

William de la Mare. Translation of Correctorium Fratris Thomae, or Corrective of Brother Thomas

John Duns Scotus. Translation of the Ordinatio or Opus Oxoniense

Antonius Andreas. Translations from the Questions on the Sentences: a Lesser Summa of Scotus

Francis of Meyronnes. Translations

William of Ockham. Translations from the Ordinatio

Francisco Suarez. Translation of Defense of the Catholic and Apostolic Faith against the Errors of Anglicanism

Robert Bellarmine. Translations from the Disputations

Allan Wolter. Translation of Summula Metaphysicae


  • Scotus/Aquinas Summa Theologica
    ST Ia IIae Q.17 The Acts Commanded by the Will (PDF, 40KB)
  • ST Ia IIae Q.90 The Essence of Law (PDF, 74.7KB)
    ST Ia IIae Q.91 The Various Kinds of Law (PDF, 76.2KB)
    ST Ia IIae Q.92 The Effects of Law (PDF, 65.2KB)
    ST Ia IIae Q.93 The Eternal Law (PDF, 12KB)
    ST Ia IIae Q.94 The Natural Law (PDF, 121KB)
    ST Ia IIae Q.95 The Human Law (PDF, 9.91KB)
    ST Ia IIae Q.96 The Power of Human Law (PDF, 49KB)
    ST Ia IIae Q.97 The Mutability of Human Law (PDF, 66.6KB)
    ST Ia IIae Q.100 The Moral Precepts of the Old Law
    (PDF, 85.6KB)

    ST IIIa Q.27 On the Sanctification of the Virgin
    (PDF, 175KB)
    ST IIIa Q.28 On the Virginity of the Mother of God
    (PDF, 102KB)
    ST IIIa Q.29 Of the Espousals of the Mother of God
    (PDF, 71KB)
    ST IIIa Q.60 What is a Sacrament
    (PDF, 187KB)
    ST IIIa Q.61 Whether the Sacraments are Necessary for Man's Salvation
    (PDF, 88KB)
    ST IIIa Q.62 The Sacraments' Principal Effect, which is Grace
    (PDF, 167KB)

    The last six entries are also posted here: click the link and scroll to the bottom of the page (http://www.franciscan-archive.org/scotus/)

  • Summa of a Scotus Summa
    Ia QQ.1-3 (PDF, 353KB)
  • Ia QQ.75-77 (PDF, 318KB)
    Ia IIae QQ.1-17 (PDF, 750KB)
    Ia IIae QQ.90-100 (PDF, 262KB)
    IIIa QQ.27-29 (PDF, 175KB)
    IIIa QQ.60-62 (PDF, 175KB)

  • William de la Mare. Correctorium.
    Corrective of Brother Thomas (PDF, 950KB)

  • Scotus Ordinatio
    Note on the Translations and Notice of Copyright. (PDF, 35KB)

    Prologue. Volume One of the Critical Edition.
    On Revelation and Theology. (PDF, 711KB)

    Ordinatio I dd.1-2. Volume Two of the Critical Edition.
    On Enjoyment. On the Existence and Unity of God. (PDF, 618KB)

    Ordinatio I d.3 Volume Three of the Critical Edition.
    On Human Knowing and Knowledge of God. (PDF, 1MB)

    Ordinatio I d.4-10 Volume Four of the Critical Edition.
    On the Trinity. (PDF, 746KB)

    Ordinatio I d.11-25 Volume Five of the Critical Edition.
    On the Trinity (cont.), and on Charity (PDF, 1.04MB)

    Ordinatio I d.26-48 Volume Six of the Critical Edition.
    On the Trinity (cont.), on Divine Power, Knowledge, Will (PDF, 1.42MB)

    Ordinatio II d.1-3 Volume Seven of the Critical Edition.
    On Creation, and the Angels. (PDF, 1.74MB)

    Ordinatio II dd.4-14 Volume Eight of the Critical Edition.
    Angels (cont.), the World (PDF, 785KB)

    Lectura II dd.15-25
    Creation of Man, Innocence and Sin (PDF, 100KB)

    Ordinatio II dd.26-44 Volume Eight of the Critical Edition.
    Grace, Sin, Will, (PDF, 717KB)

    Ordinatio III d.1-17 [18-25] Volume Nine of the Critical Edition.
    On the Incarnation. (PDF, 1.5MB)

    Ordinatio III d.26-40 Volume Ten of the Critical Edition.
    On the Virtues and Law (PDF, 900 KB)

    Ordinatio IV d.1-7 Volume Eleven of the Critical Edition.
    On Sacraments. Baptism, Confirmation. (PDF, 1.4MB)

    Ordinatio IV d.8-13 Volume Twelve of the Critical Edition.
    On the Eucharist. (PDF, 1.5MB)

    Ordinatio IV d.14-42 Volume Thirteen of the Critical Edition.
    On Penance, Extreme Unction, Orders, Matrimony (PDF, 1.8MB)

    Ordinatio IV d.43-49 Volume Fourteen of the Critical Edition.
    Resurrection, Judgment, Heaven, Hell (PDF, 1.5MB)

  • Antonius Andreas' Summa
    Questions on the Four Books of Peter Lombard's Sentences
    Book One d.1-4, 26 (PDF, 750KB)

    Book Two d.12, 15-25 (PDF, 150KB)

    Book Three d.18-25 (PDF, 227KB)


  • Francis of Meyronnes. On Univocity.
    Treatise on the Univocity of Being (PDF, 205KB)

  • Ockham Ordinatio
    Prologue, q.1-12. Volume One of the Critical Edition. (PDF, 1MB)

    Ordinatio I d.1. Volume One of the Critical Edition. (PDF, 1MB)

    Ordinatio I d.2-3. Volume Two of the Critical Edition. (PDF, 1MB)

  • Suarez' Defense
    Introduction (PDF, 59KB)
    Book 1. On Anglicanism and Catholicism (PDF, 1.24Mb)
    Book 2. Particular Errors of King James (PDF, 773KB)
    Book 3. On Temporal and Spiritual Power (PDF, 1.50MB)
    Book 4. On Ecclesiastical Immunity and Liberty (PDF, 1.77MB)
    Book 5. On Antichrist (PDF, 1.28MB)
    Book 6. On the Oath of Fidelity (PDF, 798KB)
    All six books, single spaced. (PDF, 5.79MB)
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  • Bellarmine's Disputations
    Volume I, Controversy I: On the Word of God, Written and Unwritten (PDF, 1.8MB)
  • Bellarmine's Disputations
    Volume I, Controversy 2: On Christ the Head of the Whole Church (PDF, 1.84MB)
  • Bellarmine's Disputations
    Volume I, Appendix to Controversy 3: On the Transfer of the Roman Empire from the Greeks to the Germans (PDF, 150KB)

  • Allan B Wolter.
    Little Summary of Metaphysics (PDF, 600KB)

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