[Philosophers have differed from each other with] respect to the origin of pure rational knowledge, and as to whether it is derived from experience, or has its origin independently of experience, in reason. Aristotle may be considered as the head of the empiricists, Plato of the noologists. Locke, who in modern times followed Aristotle, and Leibniz, who followed Plato (though at a sufficient distance from his mystical system), have not been able to bring this dispute to any conclusion.
The term is also used to describe the science of intellectual phenomena. It is the study of images of thought, their emergence, their genealogy, and their creation.
- Philosophy of mind
- Consciousness studies
- Noetics, another term for the same field
Notes and references
- Kant, Immanuel. Critique of Pure Reason. Trans. Marcus Weigelt and Max Muller (A854, A855). London: Penguin Books, 2007. Page numbers are Weigelt's marginal numbers that refer to the page numbers of the standard edition of Kritik der reinen Vernunft.
- Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, Phenomenology World-wide: Foundations — Expanding Dynamics — Life-Engagements: A Guide for Research and Study, Springer, 2002, p. 403.
- Jamie Murray (June 2006). "Nome law: Deleuze & Guattari on the emergence of law". International Journal for the Semiotics of Law. 19 (2): 127–151. doi:10.1007/s11196-006-9014-0.
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