Rôle de l'espèce et immédiateté dans la connaissance intellectuelle du singulier chez Matthieu d'Aquasparta
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Chôra 7:175-210 (2011)
The question of intellectual intuition in medieval philosophy is generally associated with names like John Duns Scotus and William Ockham whose majorcontributions to the development of the theory of intuition are well established. Nevertheless the way they approached this philosophical question is strongly related to the Franciscan tradition to which they both belonged so that an extensive comprehension of their theories of intuition requires the inquiry of their sources. As this paper means to show, Matthew of Aquasparta is one of John Duns Scotus’s most important sources in this matter and his treatment of both thequestions of direct intellectual knowledge of the material individual and of the self-knowledge of the soul are important in order to understand the role of theintelligible species and the immediate character of intuitive cognition. While for Matthew of Aquasparta there is no contradiction between the implication of thespecies in intuitive cognition and its immediacy, John Duns Scotus and William Ockham both find a contradiction between these aspects of knowledge andtherefore they both reject the presence of the species in intuitive cognition which is immediate. This paper will show the background of Matthew’s theory and theway he demonstrated that the presence of a species does not always qualify as mediation in knowledge and does not as such hinder the intuitive cognition
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Timothy B. Noone (2011). Saint Bonaventure and Angelic Natural Knowledge of Singulars. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 85 (1):143-159.
Colin Connors (2009). Scotus and Ockham. Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 83:141-153.
Susan Brower-Toland (2007). Intuition, Externalism, and Direct Reference in Ockham. History of Philosophy Quarterly 24 (4):317-336.
Jennifer Mensch (2011). Intuition and Nature in Kant and Goethe. European Journal of Philosophy 19 (3):431-453.
Elijah Chudnoff (2013). Intuitive Knowledge. Philosophical Studies 162 (2):359-378.
Michal Chabada (2004). Rozumová intuícia podl'a Jána Dunsa Scota – základné prístupy. Studia Neoaristotelica 1 (1/2):85-100.
T. Corbishley (1949). Franciscan Institute Publications; Philosophy Series: The Franciscan Institute, St. Bonaventure, N.Y.: The Tractatus de Successivis, Attributed to William of Ockham.Franciscan Institute Publications; Philosophy Series: The Franciscan Institute, St. Bonaventure, N.Y.: The Tractatus de Praedestinatione Et de Praescientia Dei Et de Futuris Contingentibus, Edited by Philotheus Boehner, O.F.M.Franciscan Institute Publications; Philosophy Series: The Franciscan Institute, St. Bonaventure, N.Y.: The Transcendentals and Their Function in the Metaphysics of Duns Scotus, by Allan B. Wolter, O.F.M., Ph.D.Franciscan Institute Publications; Philosophy Series: The Franciscan Institute, St. Bonaventure, N.Y.: Intuitive Cognition, A Key to the Significance of the Later Scholastics, by Sebastian J. Day, O.F.M., Ph.D. [REVIEW] Philosophy 24 (90):274-.
Richard Cross (1998). The Physics of Duns Scotus: The Scientific Context of a Theological Vision. Clarendon Press.
Charles Reginald Schiller Harris (1927). Duns Scotus. Oxford, the Clarendon Press.
Tobias Hoffmann (2010). Duns Scotus’s Action Theory in the Context of His Angelology. In Ludger Honnefelder (ed.), Johannes Duns Scotus 1308–2008: Die philosophischen Perspektiven seines Werkes / Investigations into his Philosophy. Proceedings of “The Quadruple Congress” on John Duns Scotus, part 3. Franciscan Institute Publications; Aschendorff.
Alexander Baumgarten & Joëlle Masson (2011). Manifestative et laudative. Réalisme et transcendantalisme dans la question des noms divins chez Thomas d'Aquin, Somme théologique, Ia, q. 13. [REVIEW] Chôra 7:283-298.
John Symons (2008). Intuition and Philosophical Methodology. Axiomathes 18 (1):67-89.
John Duns Scotus (2001). John Duns Scotus' Political and Economic Philosophy. Franciscan Institute, St. Bonaventure University.
John Duns Scotus (1987). Philosophical Writings: A Selection. Hackett Pub. Co..
Added to index2011-12-01
Total downloads4 ( #281,563 of 1,410,220 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #155,456 of 1,410,220 )
How can I increase my downloads?