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The Intellective Space: Thinking beyond Cognition

Laurent Dubreuil


The Intellective Space explores the nature and limits of thought. It celebrates the poetic virtues of language and the creative imperfections of our animal minds while pleading for a renewal of the humanities that is grounded in a study of the sciences. According to Laurent Dubreuil, we humans both say more than we think and think more than we say. Dubreuil’s particular interest is the intellective space, where thought and knowledge are performed and shared. For Dubreuil, the term “cognition” refers to the minimal level of our mental operations. But he suggests that for humans there is an exce ... More

Keywords: Cognition, Soul, Human, Intellective, Philosophy, Metaphysics, Reality, Thought, Humanities

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Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780816694808
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816694808.001.0001


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Laurent Dubreuil, author

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