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By Richard Cross

ISBN-10: 019968488X

ISBN-13: 9780199684885

Richard move presents the 1st entire and certain account of Duns Scotus's conception of cognition, tracing the approaches all in favour of cognition from sensation, via instinct and abstraction, to conceptual idea. He offers an research of the ontological prestige of many of the psychological goods (acts and inclinations) all in favour of cognition, and a brand new account of Scotus on nature of conceptual content material. pass is going directly to provide a singular, reductionist, interpretation of
Scotus's view of the ontological prestige of representational content material, in addition to new debts of Scotus's evaluations on intuitive cognition, intelligible species, and the sorts of awareness. Scotus used to be a perceptive yet hugely severe reader of his highbrow forebears, and this quantity places
his proposal sincerely in the context of thirteenth-century reflections on cognitive psychology, stimulated as they have been through Aristotle, Augustine, and Avicenna. so far as attainable, Duns Scotus's concept of Cognition strains advancements in Scotus's suggestion throughout the ten or so hugely effective years that shaped the majority of his highbrow life.

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