Ingenium e natura umana in Giambattista Vico.

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[automatically translated] Abstract. In the present theories about human nature there are some attempts to naturalize the mind; on the other hand there are tendencies of thought That criticize Those ideas. Vico's work can be Considered the foundation of theories Which refuse to naturalize humans. Vico had an anti-dualistic view of human nature, centered on ingenium and related to the ideas of action, language, civil and world cultures. This essay analyzes Vico's concept of ingenium and Proposes a reflection about His epistemology (1), philosophy of mind (2) and philosophy of language (3). (1) Knowledge and truth are connected to human praxis and action. Vico's theory of knowledge is based on the verum-factum principle. This principle states That what can be known is what can be done. We can only have mathematical science about the world and about the world civil Because They sono stati created by humans. These two worlds are products of ingenium, the faculty That connects disparate and different things. (2) furthermore, ingenium was the root of early nations' thought. The first Gentile people were poets. Incapable of forming abstract universals, people had a natural need to create poetic characters, Which are products of ingenium. (3) Also the first language was a product of ingenium. In Their mute condition, primitive peoples made Themselves ingenious. They had difficulty in articulating sounds Because They had very rigid vocal organs; I know they Expressed Themselves by using mute gestures and physical objects. That the faculty connects disparate and different things. (2) furthermore, ingenium was the root of early nations' thought. The first Gentile people were poets. Incapable of forming abstract universals, people had a natural need to create poetic characters, Which are products of ingenium. (3) Also the first language was a product of ingenium. In Their mute condition, primitive peoples made Themselves ingenious. They had difficulty in articulating sounds Because They had very rigid vocal organs; I know they Expressed Themselves by using mute gestures and physical objects. That the faculty connects disparate and different things. (2) furthermore, ingenium was the root of early nations' thought. The first Gentile people were poets. Incapable of forming abstract universals, people had a natural need to create poetic characters, Which are products of ingenium. (3) Also the first language was a product of ingenium. In Their mute condition, primitive peoples made Themselves ingenious. They had difficulty in articulating sounds Because They had very rigid vocal organs; I know they Expressed Themselves by using mute gestures and physical objects. (3) Also the first language was a product of ingenium. In Their mute condition, primitive peoples made Themselves ingenious. They had difficulty in articulating sounds Because They had very rigid vocal organs; I know they Expressed Themselves by using mute gestures and physical objects. (3) Also the first language was a product of ingenium. In Their mute condition, primitive peoples made Themselves ingenious. They had difficulty in articulating sounds Because They had very rigid vocal organs; I know they Expressed Themselves by using mute gestures and physical objects.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)222-249
Number of pages28
JournalRIVISTA ITALIANA DI FILOSOFIA DEL LINGUAGGIO
Volume1
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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