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By Vesa Hirvonen

This examine isn't just the 1st huge research of passions or feelings in William Ockham's (c. 1285-1347) psychology, it additionally features a certain research of Ockham's little-known two-souls anthropology. The
learn exhibits how Ockham diverged from the conventional opinion of feelings in arguing that there have been feelings within the will, not just within the decrease a part of the soul. as a result of his new concept of the mind and the need, Ockham
believed that sure phenomena of the need have been subjective reactions to occurrent phenomena and will for this reason be taken care of as feelings. The publication additionally discusses Ockham's method of the normal differences between
amicable love and in need of love, and pleasure and use, and to a couple different classical themes.

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