theologian, philosopher, humanist, mathematician and prelate German from the end of Middle Ages. He is also known as. Nicolas Chrypffs or Cryfftz, Nicolas de Cusa, Nicolaus Cusanus or Nicolas de Cuse or the Cusain
The starting point of the thought of Nicolas de Cues is to determine precisely the nature of knowledge. Nicolas de Cues takes mathematical knowledge as a model. The possibility of knowledge lies in the proportion between the unknown and the known.
Doctor of ignorance (De docta ignorantia) is a work by Nicolas de Cues, written in 1440, devoted to God (book I), the universe (book II) and Jesus Christ (book III).
Doctor; Medieval theologician; Medieval epistemology
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