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The first type of image represents another and is itself only a means of cognizing (ratio cognoscendi) but not itself cognized, at least not immediately.
In the Logic he characterizes cognizing as a degree of the "objective content" of our cognition:
The borderline between the real and fictitious worlds ceases to be obvious: Hamlet is both a cognizing subject and a dramatic writer ('theater within theater')--having a real (fictitious) life, but also performing a role of his own projection.
One might straightaway object to our way of proceeding here by pointing out that Kant distinguishes between principles of being, principles of becoming, and principles of cognizing, (13) and by claiming that the first two have nothing to do with the principles of the Critique.
The point on which Bonaventure anticipates Scotus's teaching is his insistence that angels know truths about singulars by directly cognizing the existence and presence of singulars without receiving any species in the direct cognitive act.
In Descartes the cognizing mind engenders a single method for all science; the emphasis is on the manner in which unity is achieved.
In particular, it is maintained in this paper (against common consensus) that Grosseteste's real intent in his detailed discussion of the principles of cognizing in CPA 1.
But in cognizing the house, and not merely its shape, I must also follow rules governing dynamical synthesis.
In fact, though, there isn't any reason to trace the results of our cognitive processes to inversely varying inputs from the world and the mind in such a way as to commit realism to the cognizing mind's passivity.
Whether Natrop's reading of Plato implies that such applies to immediate, direct cognition or solely to reflexively derived cognition, and whether to cognizing as performed or intelligible content cognized is not explored.
Boler's essay, "Peirce and Medieval Thought," ends by defending an idealist interpretation of Peirce, despite Peirce's writing, "Every philosopher who denies the doctrine of Immediate Perception--including idealists of every stripe--by that denial cuts off all possibility of ever cognizing a relation" (CP 5.
Thus, this first sense of quoad nos is used by Aquinas to designate particular individuals who happen not to have certain natural intellectual perfections whose absence prevents them from cognizing certain self-evident propositions precisely as self-evident.