Theology experts converge on Duns
0 Have your say A conference, concert and historical walk are all taking place in Duns this weekend to celebrate the 750th anniversary of the birth of John Duns Scotus.
Now accepted as the most eminent medieval philosopher in Britain, John Duns Scotus’ ideas are no longer ridiculed as they were in the 16th to 19th centuries, and his importance is now celebrated.
Last week Duns Primary School pupils made dunces hats and paraded around his statue - their effort to remove the stigma of connecting the philosopher with the symbol of someone who has difficulty learning.
The celebrations of Duns’... read more
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