151 - Single Minded: Averroes on the Intellect
You know what I'm thinking: Averroes' rather surprising notion that all humankind shares a single intellect.
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• Aquinas, On the Unity of the Intellect, trans. R. McInerny (West Lafayette: 1993).
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• R.C. Taylor, “Averroes on Psychology and the Principles of Metaphysics,” Journal of the History of Philosophy 36 (1998), 507-23.
• R.C. Taylor, “Improving on Nature's Exemplar: Averroes’ Completion of Aristotle's Psychology of Intellect,” in Philosophy, Science and Exegesis in Greek, Arabic and Latin Commentaries, ed. P. Adamson et al. (London: 2004), 107-30.