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Zadyousefi A. Intelligible Forms, Inherence and the Materiality of the Soul. jpt 2021; 1 (1) :79-87
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Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran , amirhosein.zadyusefi@modares.ac.ir
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According to Avicenna's theory of knowledge, intellectual knowledge in human beings is explained via the inherence of intelligible forms in the soul. In this paper, I will show that the inherence of intelligible forms in the soul is at odds with the soul's immateriality.
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Article Type: Note | Subject: Epistemology (Islamic)
Received: 2020/09/6 | Accepted: 2020/12/3 | Published: 2021/03/15
* Corresponding Author Address: Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modares University (TMU), Tehran, Iran Postal code: 14115-111

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