Divine Illumination

[Revised entry by Robert Pasnau on March 10, 2015. Changes to: Bibliography] Divine illumination is the oldest and most influential alternative to naturalism in the areas of mind and knowledge.
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[Revised entry by Robert Pasnau on March 10, 2015. Changes to: Bibliography] Divine illumination is the oldest and most influential alternative to naturalism in the areas of mind and knowledge. The doctrine holds that human beings require a special divine assistance in their ordinary cognitive activities. Although most closely associated with Augustine and his scholastic followers, the doctrine has its origins in the ancient period and would reappear, transformed, in the early modern era....

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