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Tópicos, Revista de Filosofía 2013, 45

Author: Therese Scarpelli Cory

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Tópicos, Revista de Filosofía ISSN: 0188-6649 kgonzale@up.edu.mx Universidad Panamericana México Scarpelli Cory, Therese What Is an Intellectual “Turn”?.
The Liber de Causis, Avicenna, and Aquinas s Turn to Phantasms Tópicos, Revista de Filosofía, núm.
45, diciembre-, 2013, pp.
129-162 Universidad Panamericana Distrito Federal, México Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=323029713004 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative What Is an Intellectual “Turn”? The Liber de Causis, Avicenna, and Aquinas´s Turn to Phantasms Therese Scarpelli Cory Seattle University coryt@seattleu.edu Abstract This paper seeks to elucidate Aquinas’s “turn to phantasms” by investigating what he means by “turning”.
It argues that the key to the underlying conceptual framework of “intellectual turning” is found in two Islamic sources that were immensely influential on thirteenth - century Latin philosophical psychology, and that present specific technical concepts of “turning” as a kind of dependence: the anonymous Liber de causis, and the Persian philosopher Avicenna’s Liber de anima.
This paper, then, aims at recovering this underlying historical paradigm, by examining how these two key sources conceive of “turning” and how Aquinas incorporates their insights into his account of the “turn to phantasms”. Key words: “turn to phantasms“, Aquinas, Liber de Causis, Avicenna. Resumen Este artículo pretende dilucidar la expresión utilizada por Tomás de Aquino “vuelta al fantasma”, con la intención de esclarecer lo que entiende por “vuelta”.
Se argumenta que el marco conceptual subyacente al “giro intelectual” se encuentra en dos fuentes islámicas que fueron ampliamente influy...





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