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The "Locus" Of The Soul In The Body, Frank Blake Apr 1949

The "Locus" Of The Soul In The Body, Frank Blake

Philosophy Undergraduate Theses

Many philosophers from the earliest times to the present have attempted to define the rea in the body where the soul resides. Science and further reasoning have proven them wrong in their explanation. But the most obvious approach to this problem will be from the teaching of the nature of the soul. The term soul comes from the Latin word anima which means "breath", life. An interesting question is where in the body is the most sign of evidence of life? In the brain? the heart? the pineal gland? The point being stressed here is the importance of the question ...


The Concept Of Truth As Contained In The Summa Theologica Of St. Thomas Aquinas, Francis Domitrovich Apr 1949

The Concept Of Truth As Contained In The Summa Theologica Of St. Thomas Aquinas, Francis Domitrovich

Philosophy Undergraduate Theses

"All men, says Aristotle, have a natural desire for knowledge. The need for knowledge is a law of our mind. Just as hunger and thirst urge upon man the necessity of satisfying his desire for nourishment so as to safeguard the conversation and development of his physical being, in the same way a nobler appetite unceasingly stimulates his intellect and prevents it from ever forgetting that he needs the food of truth if he wants to attain to the perfection of his human nature. Thus the desire for knowledge is innate in the human mind. It manifests itself in the ...