262. On Command: Scotus on Ethics
Scotus argues that morality is a matter of freely choosing to follow God’s freely issued commands.
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• A.B. Wolter, “Native Freedom of the Will as a Key to the Ethics of Scotus,” in A.B. Wolter, The Philosophical Theology of John Duns Scotus, ed. M. McCord Adams (Ithaca: 1990), 148-62.