Representation and Objects of Thought in Medieval Philosophy (Ashgate Studies in Medieval Philosophy)

Representation and Objects of Thought in Medieval Philosophy (Ashgate Studies in Medieval Philosophy)

Henrik Lagerlund


The notions of psychological illustration and intentionality are relevant to modern philosophy of brain and it's always assumed that those notions, if now not originated, not less than have been made necessary to the philosophy of brain via Descartes within the 17th century. The authors during this publication problem this assumption and exhibit that the historical past of those rules will be traced again to the medieval interval. In bringing out the contrasts and similarities among early smooth and medieval discussions of psychological illustration the authors finish that there's no transparent dividing line among western past due medieval and early glossy philosophy; that they actually signify one non-stop culture within the philosophy of brain.

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