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  • Fracastorius agrees in this with Gordonius, inde primitus imaginatio venerea, erectio, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Quid non faetui adhuc matri unito, subita spirituum vibratione per nervos, quibus matrix cerebro conjuncta est, imprimit impregnatae imaginatio? ut si imaginetur matum granatum, illius notas secum proferet faetus: Si leporem, infans editur supremo labello bifido, et dissecto: Vehemens cogitatio movet rerum species.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Para - celsus sometimes seems to write as if he thinks magia and imaginatio are etymologically related terms.

    METAPHYSICAL IMAGINATION

  • In modern times “metaphysics” has come to mean very different things to different writers; while throughout its long history the term “imagination” (φαντασία, imaginatio, immaginazione, Phantasie, Einbildungs - kraft, etc.) has rarely retained for long one simple, easily identifiable use.

    METAPHYSICAL IMAGINATION

  • In this sense he calls the magi - cally activated imaginatio “the sole gate to all internal affections and the link of links.”

    METAPHYSICAL IMAGINATION

  • Sensus enim solus cunctis aliis cognitionibus destitutus immobilibus animantibus cessit quales sunt conchae maris quaeque alia saxis haerentia nutriuntur, imaginatio uero mobilibus beluis quibus iam inesse fugiendi appetendiue aliquis uidetur affectus, ratio uero humani tantum generis est sicut intellegentia sola diuini.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Sensus enim figuram in subiecta materia constitutam, imaginatio uero solam sine materia iudicat figuram.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Neque enim sensus aliquid extra materiam ualet uel uniuersales species imaginatio contuetur uel ratio capit simplicem formam, sed intellegentia quasi desuper spectans concepta forma quae subsunt etiam cuncta diiudicat, sed eo modo quo formam ipsam, quae nulli alii nota esse poterat, comprehendit.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Ipsum quoque hominem aliter sensus, aliter imaginatio, aliter ratio, aliter intellegentia contuetur.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • No one supposes that the meaning of conscience or imagination exactly corresponds to the Latin ` conscientia 'or ` imaginatio', Even within the limits of our own language the terms of the scholastic philosophy have acquired and lost a technical signification.

    Scripture and Truth: Dissertations by the Late Benjamin Jowett with Introduction by Lewis Campbell.

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