449. Anna Tropia on Jesuit Philosophy

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We learn from Anna Tropia how Jesuit philosophy of mind broke new ground in the scholastic tradition.



Further Reading

• A. Tropia, “John Duns Scotus on the Human Cognition of Singulars in the Present State,” in Rethinking Intentionality, Person and the Essence. Aquinas, Scotus, Stein (Leiden: 2024), 50–73. 

• A. Tropia, “Macedo on Intuitive and Abstractive Cognition,” Cognitive Issues in the Long Scotist Tradition (Basel: 2023), 177–201. 

• A. Tropia, “Who Wants to Live Forever? Juan Maldonado and Benet Perera on the Philosophical (Im)Possibility to Demonstrate the Souls Immortality,” Studi Sull’Aristotelismo Medievale (secoli VI-XVI) 3 (2023), 255–98. 

• A. Tropia, “The Unity of the Soul: Metaphysics, Psychology, and Problems in the First Jesuit Parisian Lecture on the Soul (1564),” Revista Espanola de Filosofia Medieval 29 (2022), 91–110. 

• A. Tropia, La teoria della conoscenza di Francisco Macedo: Un filosofo a confronto con Tommaso e Scoto (Roma: 2020). 

• A. Tropia, “Three Jesuit Accounts of Cognition : Differences and Common Ground in the De anima Commentaries by Maldonado, Toledo and Dandini (1564-1610),” in Active Cognition: Challenges to an Aristotelian Tradition (Dordrecht: 2020), 103–31. 

• A. Tropia, “Early Modern Scotists and Thomists on the Question on the Intellects First and Adequate object (15th-17th century),” Revista Espanola de Filosofia Medieval 26 (2019), 69–91. 

• A. Tropia, “Francisco de Toledo: Setting a Standard for Jesuit Philosophy,” Jesuit Philosophy on the Eve of Modernity (Leiden: 2019), 251–69.


Neville Park on 7 July 2024

Paper title of the day

Just wanted to make sure this gem of a paper title doesn't go unnoticed:

> "Who Wants to Live Forever? Juan Maldonado and Benet Perera on the Philosophical (Im)Possibility to Demonstrate the Souls Immortality"

Andy Mitchell on 8 July 2024

A Favorite Episode

Dr. Tropia is a phenomenal teacher. Thank you!

D. Des Chene on 11 July 2024

Thank you for this…

Thank you for this informative discussion! And to Peter Adamson, without whose History I would not have known of scholars like Anna Tropia.

Adam on 11 July 2024



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