Latter Middle Ages - Late Medieval Christianity the storm...

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Late Medieval Christianity the storm about to break…   The Rebellion against Scholasticism Nominalism – A reaction against philosophical realism—that there are universal “forms” by which we understand all reality – Nominalism insisted instead that only particulars existed; all categories were just names (“nomina”) – Aquinas was a realist; the latter Medieval period was nominalist. – Many Nominalists were Franciscans; William of Ockham’s “razor” don’t posit the existence of unnecessary entities. Latter medieval theology limited the role of reason; God’s revelation determined truth. The social order, including the Church, appeared far less permanent in this view. God is quite capable of overturning the entire project.  
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RLS 122 Fall 2005: the latter middle ages 2 Constance and Reform Council of Constance (1415) Great Schism healed: Roman Pope Martin V was the only legitimate leader Jan Hus: Czech reformer executed at Constance;
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