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Author: David Skrbina

what they said on these topics. The pre-Socratics seemed quite convinced that the cosmos as a whole was ensouled in some way. Aristotle (411a7) tells us that Thales’ view was of a psyche that was »mixed with the whole [cosmos].« Anaximenes is recorded as saying this: »Just as our psyche, being air

In: Panentheism and Panpsychism
Author: Philip Goff

became hooked up in an acquaintance relationship with something outside of the physical universe? What we need is something in between the Platonic heaven that Plato pointed towards and the physical world that was Aristotle’s focus. We need an entity that transcends the physical universe and yet is

In: Panentheism and Panpsychism
Author: Philip Clayton

transition from potential to actual, for example in metaphysical systems inspired by Aristotle and in the dialectical philosophies of the German Idealists. These achievements offer crucial resources for conceptualizing the transition from potentially aware to actually aware. To the extent that the transition

In: Panentheism and Panpsychism
Author: Karl Pfeifer

exist in absolute space and time. 11 One might think absolute space and time are being treated both as substances and as attributes. Can a substance be attributed? (Aristotle and Frege say »no«.) Can an attribute contain a substance? (Perhaps when it’s really a relation… .) Purists will not be happy

In: Panentheism and Panpsychism
Author: Uwe Meixner

the one Ousia in trinitarian theology. […] It may even be said that the conception of Ousia has remained in the lifeless scholastic form in which it was taken over from Aristotle. It […] had been more of a theological symbol than a theological doctrine. Such a state of things could not last forever

In: Panentheism and Panpsychism