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Lastly, all special kinds of acts belong either to the appetitive or to the cognoscitive faculties.
On Prayer and The Contemplative Life St. Thomas Aquinas

We also find the Platonic division into appetitive, spirited and rational.
A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy Isaac Husik

The two steeds really correspond in a figure more nearly to the appetitive and moral or semi-rational soul of Aristotle.
Phaedrus Plato

Prayer, then, is desire; but desire is an act of the appetitive powers.
On Prayer and The Contemplative Life St. Thomas Aquinas

Animals possess the two lower parts, plants only the appetitive soul.
A Critical History of Greek Philosophy W. T. Stace

The faculty of the vegetative soul is the appetitive power, whose seat is in the liver.
A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy Isaac Husik

If we do, we shall see that the soul is regarded as appetitive, or self-active, so far as it has clear and distinct ideas.
Leibniz’s New Essays Concerning the Human Understanding John Dewey

Similarly if this fool abstains from pleasures, it is because of the weakness of his appetitive soul.
A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy Isaac Husik

The first movement of will and of any appetitive faculty (virtus) is amor.
The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II) Henry Osborn Taylor

Every one of the three souls (the rational, the spirited and the appetitive) must be given its due.
A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy Isaac Husik


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