With his great knowledge of Latin he should have no problem in translating 'obscurum per obscurius
It seems a bloated realism at best, one that explains obscurum per obscurius
, and that is committed more to Meinong than to Aristotle and Brentano.
To some readers this may seem like a case of explaining obscurum per obscurius
, but Della Rocca's analogy is both ingenious and illuminating.
From the beginner's point of view it must often seem a matter of obscurum per obscurius
. The vantage point from which the various sciences are compared is not the vantage point of any special science.
The implications of this conclusion, however, remain enigmatic.(13) Indeed it is a case of obscurum per obscurius
, for we lack firm dates and provenance for both these works.