Peter Crockaert

Peter Crockaert, known as Peter of Brussels, (c.1465-1514) was a Flemish scholastic philosopher. ["...a scholastic of some genius", [http://www2.nd.edu/Departments//Maritain/etext/homp456.htm] .] Initially he was a pupil of John Mair and a follower of William of Ockham. Later he joined the Dominican Order, and became a supporter of orthodox Thomism. [ [http://www2.nd.edu/Departments//Maritain/etext/homp452.htm] , from the 1909 history by Maurice De Wulf.] ["...at first an ardent disciple of the Scot, John Mair, and like him a nominalist, he became a Dominican in 1503 and displayed the greatest zeal for St. Thomas Aquinas." [http://www.constitution.org/victoria/victoria_2.htm] ] He taught at the University of Paris, ["In the first decade of the century Peter Crockaert (died 1514), a Belgian working in Paris, had substituted the Summa Theologiae for what had previously been the standard text for theological instruction, viz. the 'Sentences' of Peter Lombard." John Haldane, " [http://www.assumption.edu/users/gcolvert/jjhbf1998.htm 1998 Aquinas Lecture] ".] and is known for a number of commentaries, on Aristotle and Peter of Spain as well as on Aquinas.

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