Who Is Man? Polo and Personhood


  • Juan Fernando Sellés University of Navarra (Spain)
  • Craig Iffland University of Notre Dame (USA)


what, who, personhood, i, man, body, human nature, human essence, human act of being, free co-existence, personal knowledge, love


In this work three dimensions are distinguished three dimensions on man. Firstly, the organic one or the body. Secondly, the immaterial one, or having realm, which is made up by the two immaterial potencies –intelligence and will– and by what modern philosophy names “I”. Thirdly, the spiritual one, or being realm, the person or spirit, that conforms the human intimacy. It is also treated the proper knowledge method to address man, and human intimacy is described as free, knowing and loving co-existence.



How to Cite

Sellés, J. F., & Iffland, C. (2018). Who Is Man? Polo and Personhood. Journal of Polian Studies, 4, 27–44. Retrieved from https://journal.leonardopoloinstitute.org/index.php/jpols/article/view/6993