By Francisco Suárez, John P. Doyle

This isn't a full-on statement on Aristotle's Metaphysics within the related manner as Aquinas' is. Suarez is going via every one part asking a couple of questions after which referring the reader again to suitable sections of his Metaphysical Disputations.

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Therefore, this question is of little importance in this place. 86 Question 5. Whether of all things there is one or several sciences? 89 Question 6. Should metaphysics be learned before or after the other sciences? e. 91 1 Notes The problem of the authenticity of Book 2 () has persisted up to modern time. The book itself seems incomplete and appears to be an interpolation. It also appears to break the continuity between Books 1 and 3. From antiquity its attribution to Aristotle himself has been questioned.

29 Cf. nn. 34–7, pp. 47–8. 30 DM 1, 4, nn. 1–3, vol. 25, p. 26. , 5, nn. 1–2, p. 37. 32 DM 1, 5, nn. 3–4, pp. 37–8. 33 Cf. nn. 44–52, pp. 50–53. 34 Cf. DM 1, 5, pp. ” 35 Cf. DM 1, 4, nn. 6–12, vol. 25, pp. 27–8. 36 Cf. nn. 9–12, p. 28. 37 n. 13, p. 29. The “order of teaching” (ordo doctrinae) is something which Suárez mentions frequently throughout his works. This paragraph 13 is particularly instructive for its understanding. Briefly, he distinguishes between an order of doctrine for things in themselves, in which metaphysics will be first, and an order of doctrine for us, in which the teaching of metaphysics will come last.

Taurini: Marietti, 1950), p. 9, nn. 21–22. , n. 21. 18 Cf. M. [actually, Alessandro Bonini, aka Alexander of Alexandria (ca. 1270–1314)], In duodecim Aristotelis Metaphysicae libros dilucidissima expositio, I, t. 5 (Venetiis: Apud Simonem Galignanum de Karera, 1572), fol. 5rv. For Bonini’s influence on Suárez, cf. , “Alejandro de Alejandria: su influjo en el Doctor Eximio y la dificultad criticista,” Pensamiento, 4, numero extraordinario (1948), 91–122. 19 Subjective parts divide a universal whole.

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