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What Does the Maker Mind Make?

L. A. Kosman

in Essays on Aristotle's De Anima

Published in print November 1995 | ISBN: 9780198236009
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598104 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019823600X.003.0019
 What Does the Maker Mind Make?

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This essay examines the question: what does the maker mind make, and what is it anyway? It argues that active thinking, thinking as theoria, which the maker mind makes, is a thinking most fully exemplified in the unremittingly active thinking of the divine mind. Thus, the maker mind is not simply an element in Aristotle’s psychological theory, but also an element in this theology.

Keywords: Aristotle; maker mind; De Anima; psychology; theology; active thinking

Chapter.  8398 words. 

Subjects: Ancient Philosophy

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