monopsychism


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monopsychism

the theory that all souls are actually a single unity. — mono-psychic, monopsychical, adj.
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Monopsychism, or the thesis of the unity of the intellect, associated especially with the so-called 'second Averroism', states that there exists one separate (from the bodies) intellect for all humans as a guarantee of the universality of knowledge.
JAEKYUNG LEE, "Aquinas and Siger in the Thirteenth Century Monopsychism Controversy.
Thinkers ranging from Kant's contemporary Herder to the late twentieth-century philosopher Jean-Luc Marion have suggested that here exist similarities between the monopsychism of Averroes and Kant's transcendental idealism.