First Aquinas Winter School 2017-02-17 - 2017-02-22
The First Aquinas Winter School organized by the Institute of Thomistic Philosophy (iTP) will take place in February 2017. The topic of our first Summer School
is: "Dualism and Hylemorphism in the Philosophy of Mind"
"Whatever perfection exists in an effect must be found in the effective cause: either in the same formality, if it is a univocal agent (...) thus in the sun is the likeness of whatever is generated by the sun's power. Now it is plain that the effect pre-exists virtually in the efficient cause: and although to pre-exist in the ..."
"There are some which proceed from a principle known by the natural light of intelligence, such as arithmetic and geometry and the like. There are some which proceed from principles known by the light of a higher science: thus the science of perspective proceeds from principles established by geometry, and music from principles established by arithmetic. ..."
"Videmus enim formas non esse intelligibiles in actu nisi secundum quod separantur a materia et a condicionibus eius; nec efficiuntur intelligibiles in actu, nisi per virtutem substantiae intelligentis secundum quod recipiuntur in ea et secundum quod aguntur per eam. Unde oportet quod in qualibet substantia intelligente sit ..."
"...this is why a natural agent does not produce being simpliciter, but instead produces being that preexists and is determined to this or to that, e.g., to this species of fire, or to whiteness, or to something of the sort. And because of this a natural agent acts by moving, and so it requires matter, which is the ..."
Our first Winter School will take place in February 2017. The invited teachers: Professor Dr. Uwe Meixner (Universität Augsburg), PD Dr. Klaus Obenauer (Universität Bonn)
Topic: "Dualism and Hylemorphism in the Philosophy of Mind"
Introductory sessions will be offered regularly for philosophically interested parties and for students of all programs.