The Treatise on Human Nature: Summa Theologiae 1a, 75-89
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Is the human soul something subsistent?
Are the souls of brute animals subsistent?
Is the soul the human being or is the human
Is the soul composed of matter and form?
Is the human soul incorruptible?
Does the soul belong to the same species as an angel?
Is intellective memory a different capacity from
Is reason a different capacity from intellect?
Is sensuality divided into the irascible and the
Does the will have appetites for all things of
Is the will distinguished into the irascible and
a capacity an act or a
Is the intellective principle numerically multiplied
Does a body whose form is the intellective
Is there any other substantial form in the human
What sort of body should have the intellective
Is the intellective soul united to its body through
Is the soul united to the body through the mediation
Is the soul whole in each part of the body?
Does the soul have only one capacity or more
How are the souls capacities distinguished?
The order of the souls capacities to one another
Is the soul the subject of all its capacities?
Do the souls capacities flow from its essence?
Does one capacity of the soul originate in another?
Do all the souls capacities remain in it after death?
The capacities of the vegetative part
The external senses
The internal senses
Is the intellect a capacity of the soul or the souls
Is the intellect a passive capacity?
Should we posit an agent intellect?
Is the agent intellect part of the soul?
Is there one agent intellect for everyone?
Is memory in intellect?
Are the species of all intelligible things naturally
Does our soul see all the things that it understands
Does the intellect need phantasms in order actually
Are the intelligible species abstracted from
Can our intellect think about more than one thing
Does our intellect cognize the indivisible prior to
How does the intellective soul cognize the
Does the dispositional knowledge acquired here
Can a separated soul use the dispositional
Does spatial distance impede a separated souls
Do souls separated from their bodies cognize the
Distinctions between sense objects
Do human beings have free choice?
Turning toward phantasms
Particulars and universals
The mental word
The minds knowledge of itself
How the soul reflects on itself
The resurrection of the body
Guide to Emendations
Guide to Sources
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