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Therese Scarpelli Cory: Thomas Aquinas on Self-Knowledge and the Nature of Thought

Wanneer:wo 21-01-2015 15:15 - 17:00
Waar:Faculty of Philosophy, room Omega

Therese Scarpelli Cory: Thomas Aquinas on Self-Knowledge and the Nature of Thought

Aquinas is usually thought to have a theory of "indirect" self-knowledge, according to which the mind only knows itself in a second-order act that reflects on a first-order act directed toward extramental objects. Against this interpretation, I argue that for Aquinas, a form of self-awareness is already...(continue reading...)