Nicholas Cusanus and His ‘non-aliud’ as Concept of God

  • Johannes Stoffers S.J. Hochschule für Philosophie München


This paper presents Cusanus’ dialogue of 1462, named after and centred on the concept of non-aliud, and exploits its speculative resources for conceiving the relationship between God and the realm of finite entities. Furthermore, it points to the elements of self-constitution of the absolute and of the latter’s grounding relation towards the contingent. Finally, it is argued that Cusanus’ concept of non-aliud offers a valuable contribution to the present debate about an adequate concept of God. 
How to Cite
Stoffers S.J., J. (2019). Nicholas Cusanus and His ‘non-aliud’ as Concept of God. European Journal for Philosophy of Religion, 11(1), 39-60.
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