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About: I am a PhD candidate at the Center for Thomistic Studies at the University of St. Thomas (Houston, TX), working in the area of medieval metaphysics and philosophy of language.

My dissertation concerns the sources for St. Thomas Aquinas's claims about the accidentality and essentiality of being (esse). While it has normally been thought—going back at least to Pierre Duhem—that Thomas's doctrines in this area principally come from Avicenna by way of William of Auvergne, I argue that they are much more the product of the Latin translations of Av…

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