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Title Transformations of the soul : Aristotelian psychology, 1250-1650 / edited by Dominik Perler
Published Leiden, The Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 239 pages)
Contents Introduction / Dominik Perler -- The early Albertus Magnus and his Arabic sources on the theory of the soul / Dag Nikolaus Hasse -- The inner cathedral : mental architecture in high scholasticism / Peter King -- Some varieties of semantic externalism in Duns Scotus's Cognitive psychology / Richard Cross -- Why is thought linguistic? : Ockham's two conceptions of the intellect / Martin Lenz -- Ame intellective, âme cogitative : Jean de Jandun et la duplex forma propria de l'homme / Jean-Baptiste Brenet -- Diversité des fonctions et unité de l'âme dans la psychologie péripatéticienne (XIVe-XVIe siècle) / Joël Biard -- From an outsider's point of view : Lorenzo Valla on the soul / Lodi Nauta -- Cardano's eclectic psychology and its critique by Julius Caesar Scaliger / Ian Maclean -- Cartesian scientia and the human soul / Lilli Alanen -- Marin Cureau de la Chambre on the natural cognition of the vegetative soul : an early modern theory of instinct / Markus Wild
Summary Focusing on the period between Albertus Magnus and Descartes, the ten contributions examine various Aristotelian theories of the soul. They pay particular attention to the question of how the metaphysical status of the soul and its cognitive functions (sense perception, imagination, intellectual thinking) were explained
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Aristotle. De anima.
Philosophy of mind.
Form Electronic book
Author Perler, Dominik.
ISBN 9004173676 (paperback; alk. paper)
9047427130 (electronic bk.)
9789004173675 (paperback; alk. paper)
9789047427131 (electronic bk.)