Thomas of Sutton

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Thomas of Sutton [1] (died after 1315) was an English Dominican theologian, an early Thomist. [2]


He was ordained as deacon in 1274 by Walter Giffard, and joined the Dominicans in the 1270s; he may have been a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford before that. He became doctor of theology in 1282. [3]


He wrote a large number of works, in some of which he opposed Duns Scotus. [4]

The following works are among those authored by him:

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  1. Thomas de Sutton, Thomas de Suttona, Thomas de Sutona, Thomas de Suthona, Thomas Anglicus.
  2. Gyula Klima, Thomas of Sutton on the Nature of the Intellective Soul and the Thomistic Theory of Being
  3. The History of the University of Oxford (1984), p. 466.
  4. Hester Goodenough Gelber, It Could Have Been Otherwise: Contingency and Necessity in Dominican (2004),p. 34.