It's often meant that sure components of medieval philosophy are uncharacteristically preserved in glossy philosophical concept during the concept that psychological phenomena are individual from actual phenomena by way of their intentionality, their intrinsic directedness towards a few item. the various exceptions to this presumption, besides the fact that, threaten its viability.

This quantity explores the intricacies and kinds of the conceptual relationships medieval thinkers built between intentionality, cognition, and psychological illustration. starting from Aquinas, Scotus, Ockham, and Buridan via less-familiar writers, the gathering sheds new gentle at the quite a few strands that run among medieval and smooth suggestion and produce us to a few basic questions within the philosophy of brain because it is conceived today.

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