Francisco Suárez, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Francisco Suárez

Spanish Jesuit priest, philosopher and theologian

Date of Birth: 15-Jan-1548

Place of Birth: Granada, Andalusia, Spain

Date of Death: 25-Sep-1617

Profession: writer, jurist, Catholic priest, theologian, university teacher, philosopher, Jesuit

Nationality: Spain

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Francisco Suárez

  • Francisco Suárez (5 January 1548 – 25 September 1617) was a Spanish Jesuit priest, philosopher and theologian, one of the leading figures of the School of Salamanca movement, and generally regarded among the greatest scholastics after Thomas Aquinas.
  • His work is considered a turning point in the history of second scholasticism, marking the transition from its Renaissance to its Baroque phases.
  • According to Christopher Shields and Daniel Schwartz, "figures as distinct from one another in place, time, and philosophical orientation as Leibniz, Grotius, Pufendorf, Schopenhauer, and Heidegger, all found reason to cite him as a source of inspiration and influence."

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