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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 6 avhandlingar innehållade orden Lilli Alanen.
1. Aristotle on Contrariety as a Principle of First Philosophy
Sammanfattning : This dissertation aims to reconstruct Aristotle’s theory of contrariety as a principle of first philosophy. According to Aristotle, any genus has one contrary opposition. It is the task of any science to study whatever contraries there are within the generic domain with which the science in question is concerned. LÄS MER
2. Cognitive and Moral Psychology in Renaissance Philosophy: A Study of Juan Luis Vives' De anima et vita
Sammanfattning : This dissertation investigates the cognitive and moral psychology of Juan Luis Vives (1493-1540), paying close attention to the background out of which his views developed. Vives’ philosophical reflections on the human soul are mainly concentrated in his treatise De anima et vita (1538), which became very influential during the century after its publication. LÄS MER
3. Falling Freely : Anselm of Canterbury on the Will
Sammanfattning : This thesis clarifies the concept of will in Anselm of Canterbury in the context of his overall theologico-philosophical project. The will is central to Anselm's understanding of freedom of choice (libertas arbitrii), which he defines as “the power to keep rightness of will”. LÄS MER
4. The Notion of That Which Depends On Us in Plotinus and Its Background
Sammanfattning : The study analyzes Plotinus’ notion of eph' hēmin, that which depends on us. It surveys previous Plotinian scholarship and identifies a number of confusions due to a lack of systematic treatment of this notion as such. LÄS MER
5. Towards Hilaritas : A Study of the Mind-Body Union, the Passions and the Mastery of the Passions in Descartes and Spinoza
Sammanfattning : The study aims to explain the role of external causes in René Descartes’s (1594–1650) and Benedictus de Spinoza’s (1632–1677) accounts of the mastery of the passions. It consists in three parts: the mind-body union, the passions and their classification, and the mastery of the passions. LÄS MER