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Stanford Encyclopedia: John Olivi
The soul's attendence
Percieving only where there is access? The soul's access is limited by only opening to perception where there is scope for the soul to apprehend in a number of ways, where there is potential conflict of perception the soul maintains a gap and characterises it with whichever allience of will(s) is fit.
It is right to see perception as being that which is limited, and likewise see Will as doing the Limiting, and soul as facilitating the bridging of the Will, encorperating the new perceptions into itself.
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