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  • 31 There are some actions again which we call arbitrary, because their issue depends on an 'arbitrium' or order of the judge.

    The Institutes of Justinian

  • Erasmus rushed to provide an immediate response to Luther's slanderous accusations, deciding that his new work, Hyperaspistes diatribae adversus Servum arbitrium Martini Lutheri (A Defensive Shield Against the “Unfree Will” of Martin Luther), would have to be written in two parts so that at least some of his rebuttal would circulate on the European book market simultaneously with Luther's book.

    Desiderius Erasmus

  • Difficulties arise with respect to the notion of "arbitrium."

    Philip the Chancellor

  • I still think they chose that formula for its susceptibility to be manipulated ad arbitrium and so they could back their campaign with something that seems to be a “scientific approach”.

    Unthreaded #21 « Climate Audit

  • The phrase "liberum arbitrium" itself contributes to the uncertainty.

    Philip the Chancellor

  • Although it is obvious from Lombard's formulation that both intellect and will have something to do with liberum arbitrium, their exact relationship is unclear.

    Philip the Chancellor

  • Sentence prolonged, changed, ad arbitrium judicis, still the same case, [341] one thrust out of his inheritance, another falsely put in by favour, false forged deeds or wills.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • In medieval theories of action in the early part of the thirteenth century, "liberum arbitrium" is a technical term.

    Philip the Chancellor

  • Rom. similes a. bacculorum calculis, secundum computantis arbitrium, modo aerei sunt, modo aurei; ad nutum regis nunc beati sunt nunc miseri.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Accordingly, it is natural to connect liberum arbitrium with both intellect and will.

    Philip the Chancellor


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