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  • Rewriting, literary ambitions, and misguided notio...

    Medieval profile.

  • The notio theory claims that the universal is an act of understanding, a view John claims is supported by Cicero, Boethius, and most importantly, by Aristotle.

    John of Salisbury

  • John does not name any proponents of the notio theory, and there do not seem to be any twelfth-century defenders of that view except perhaps John himself.

    John of Salisbury

  • Abelard and his followers, and defenders of an unattributed notio theory.

    John of Salisbury

  • Human nature will return to its ˜Idea™ or ˜notio™ in the mind of God.

    John Scottus Eriugena

  • Scripturam philosophantur: solummodo enim in nostratibus literis et notio ejus et vocabulum refertur tam in nobis quam in veteribus.


  • Now the first step in accurate progress from sense to reason, or true philosophy, is to frame a _bona notio_ or accurate conception of the thing; but the received logic never does this.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon"

  • Ad haec, si ratio contra respondeat se quidem et quod sensibile et quod imaginabile sit in uniuersitatis ratione conspicere, illa uero ad uniuersitatis cognitionem adspirare non posse, quoniam eorum notio corporales figuras non possit excedere, de rerum uero cognitione firmiori potius perfectiorique iudicio esse credendum, in huiusmodi igitur lite nos quibus tam ratiocinandi quam imaginandi etiam sentiendique uis inest nonne rationis potius causam probaremus?

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Quae cum uniuersalis notio sit, tum imaginabilem sensibilemque esse rem nullus ignorat, quod illa non imaginatione uel sensu sed in rationali conceptione considerat.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • [Greek: ennoia], [Greek: ennoiai], notio, notiones (Cic.), or "notitiae rerum;" notions of things.

    Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus


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