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- DescriptionRichard Cross provides the first complete and detailed account of Duns Scotus's theory of cognition, tracing the processes involved in cognition from sensation, through intuition and abstraction, to conceptual thought. He provides an analysis of the ontological status of the various mental items (acts and dispositions) involved in cognition, and a new account of Scotus on nature of conceptual content. Cross goes on to offer a vel, reductionist, interpretation of Scotus's view of the ontological status of representational content, as well as new accounts of Scotus's opinions on intuitive cognition, intelligible species, and the varieties of consciousness. Scotus was a perceptive but highly critical reader of his intellectual forebears, and this volume places his thought clearly within the context of thirteenth-century reflections on cognitive psychology, influenced as they were by Aristotle, Augustine, and Avicenna. As far as possible, Duns Scotus's Theory of Cognition traces developments in Scotus's thought during the ten or so highly productive years that formed the bulk of his intellectual life.
- Author BiographyRichard Cross is the John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. Before that he was Tutorial Fellow in Theology at Oriel College, Oxford from 1993 to 2007, and Professor of Medieval Theology from 2007.
- Author(s)Revd Richard Cross
- PublisherOxford University Press
- Date of Publication11/09/2014
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOxford University Press
- Weight518 g
- Width169 mm
- Height240 mm
- Spine20 mm
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