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Cor, natureza e conhecimento no curso Aristotélico Jesuíta conimbricense (1592‑1606) ("Colour, Natura and Knowledge in the Aristotelian Coimbra Jesuit Course (1592-1606)"


Authors: Maria da Conceição Camps; Mário Santiago de Carvalho
Language: Portuguese
ISBN: 978-989-26-1106-8
Digital ISBN:  978-989-26-1107-5
Publisher: Coimbra University Press
Date: March 2016
Price: 14,84 €
Dimensions: 160 mm x 230 mm
N.º Pages: 96


Unified by the theoretical and hermeneutical arch that links physics to metaphysics, the three subjects here analysed, belonging to the famous Commentarii Collegii Conimbricensis Socíetatis lesu (1592-1606) - colour, nature and knowledge - strike the reader by their modernity. The first, reveals Coimbra productivity, regarding Manuel de Góis' theory of colours, so similar to Goethe's; the second, underlines ali the aesthetical possibilities the Coimbra Commentaries may confer to some theoretical domains as anthropology, cosmology or even science; lastly, after studying a theological theme that pertains to the doctrine of the knowledge, "separation", to the reader is proposed a surprisingly interpretation: the Cartesian tone ofthis precise theme.