James Dundas (c.1620-1679) on the sixth commandment

Broadie, A. (2017) James Dundas (c.1620-1679) on the sixth commandment. In: Broadie, A. (ed.) History of Universities. Series: History of Universities (XXIX/2). Oxford University Press: Oxford, pp. 143-165. ISBN 9780198803621

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James Dundas (c.1620-1679) wrote a 313-page manuscript Idea philosophiae moralis (The idea of moral philosophy). The book, which was unfinished at his death, has never been published. It covers a wide range of moral philosophical topics, including, at the end, questions relating to death. The last completed sections were on suicide, just war and duelling. In each of these sections Dundas takes into account theological principles that have their source in Calvin, or at least, more broadly in Reformed orthodoxy.

Item Type:Book Sections
Keywords:James Dundas (first Lord Arniston), 17c Scottish philosophy, national covenant, suicide, just war, duelling, Council of Dort, Thomas Cajetan, Seneca, Grotius.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Broadie, Professor Alexander
Authors: Broadie, A.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > History
Publisher:Oxford University Press
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