Did Aristotle have a concept of 'intuition'? Some thoughts on translating 'nous'.
Department of Languages - Modern Greek
In this paper Baltussen proposes to review existing translations of 'nous' in Aristotle in order to show that translating it as 'intuition' is problematic. A proposal to find a new direction for interpreting the term is given, based on a richer understanding of the modern notion of intuition in cognitive psychology. The paper ends by adding some passages to the usual set which deserve further investigation.
Baltussen, Han 2007. Did Aristotle have a concept of 'intuition'? Some thoughts on translating 'nous'. In E. Close, M. Tsianikas and G. Couvalis (eds.) "Greek Research in Australia: Proceedings of the Sixth Biennial International Conference of Greek Studies, Flinders University June 2005", Flinders University Department of Languages - Modern Greek: Adelaide, 53-62.