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Nicholas of Cusa (1401–64) also preferred the Neoplatonists to the Aristotelians. Englewood Cliffs: –––. [1982] Religion, Law and the Growth of Constitutional Thought, –––. [1997] The Idea of Natural Rights: Studies on Natural Rights, Natural Law and Church Law 1150–1625. This language, which was also used by Erigena and other Christian Neoplatonists, leaves him open to the charge of pantheism (the doctrine that the being of creatures is identical with that of God); but for Eckehart there is an infinite gulf between creatures and God.

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