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Chatton, Walter (c.1290–1343)

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10.4324/9780415249126-B027-1
DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-B027-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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Chatton was an English philosopher and theologian who developed a detailed critique of the work of William of Ockham, causing the latter to revise some of his earlier writings. Chatton was also at times an opponent of Peter Aureol and Richard of Campsall; he generally, though not always, followed John Duns Scotus and responded to his critics. He is known also for his writings on physics, where he held views in line with those of Pythagoras and Plato, and on the Trinity, where he was strongly attacked by Adam Wodeham.

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Brown, Stephen F.. Chatton, Walter (c.1290–1343), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-B027-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis, https://www.rep.routledge.com/articles/biographical/chatton-walter-c-1290-1343/v-1.
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