ND   JMC : History of Medieval Philosophy / by Maurice De Wulf

406. The Pantheism of Guido. -- The denial of activity to created causes leads logically to pantheism. It is not surprising, therefore, to find among Bradwardine's followers some who explicitly formulated this conclusion also from his system. Such was the teaching of a certain GUIDO, whom the editors of the Chartularium identify with AEGIDIUS OF MEDONTA. From his retractation of his errors (1354) we see that after denying moral freedom{1} he openly propounded pantheism.{2}

{1} "Dixi quod bonum meritum est a Deo, ita quod nichil est a voluntate" (Chartul., iii., p. 22, n. 5. Cf. n. 6).

{2} "Dixi et scripsi quod nulla creatura rationalis specialiter est in se, nisi quia Deus est sibi inesse. Ex hoc intuli in eodem scripto, quod in omni eo quod non est Deus, essentialius est non-esse, quam ipsum esse" (ibid., n. 8).

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