Frontiers of Philosophy in China 4 (4):552-562 (2009)

Aquinas’ doctrine of materia signata or “designated matter” is an important deviation from the traditional doctrines on matter. Through in-depth typological and genetic analyses of the related concepts, this essay explores materia signata’s ontological qualities, generative mechanism and function, as well as its academic significance in the history of both Christian theology and Western philosophy.
Keywords materia signata  typology  embryology  individualist principle  特指质料  类型学  发生学  个体化原则
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DOI 10.1007/s11466-009-0036-z
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