HoP 234 - Your Attention Please - Peter Olivi

July 26th, 2015

Peter Olivi proposes that awareness occurs not through passively being affected by things, but by actively paying attention to them.


HoP 233 - Stairway to Heaven - Bonaventure

July 19th, 2015

Bonaventure argues that human knowledge depends on an illumination from God.


HoP 232 - Charles Burnett on Magic

July 12th, 2015

Charles Burnett tells Peter about the role of magic in medieval intellectual life.


HoP 231 - Origin of Species - Roger Bacon

July 5th, 2015

Roger Bacon extols the power of science based on experience and uses a general theory of "species" to explain light and vision.