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Ed Kerns

ED KERNS is the Eugene and Mildred Clapp Professor of Art at Lafayette College in Easton, PA.

Intimate Knowledge

The Dominican Friar Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) developed the underpinnings of his natural theology through the lens of the Peripatetic axiom, “Nihil est in intellectu quod non sit prius in sensu" (Nothing is in the intellect that was not first in the senses). He passionately observed the physical universe shaping his sensory input becoming complex models of experience.


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JUNE 2023

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