A Thomistic Tapestry: Essays in Memory of Etienne Gilson

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Peter A. Redpath
Rodopi, Jan 1, 2003 - Philosophy - 243 pages
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This book, written by well-known students of tienne Gilson and especially dedicated to Armand A. Maurer, helps inaugurate a long-overdue special series in philosophy honoring Gilson's legendary scholarship. It presents wide-ranging expositions of Thomist realism in the tradition of Gilsonian humanism covering themes related to philosophy in general, historical method, aesthetics, metaphysics, epistemology, and politics.
 

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Contents

TWO The Practical Nature of Moral Philosophy
13
THREE Philosophys NonSystematic Nature
29
FlVE Etienne Gilson and the San Francisco Conference
47
Maritains Reply to Gilson
57
Richard J F afar a
107
ELEVEN Possessed of Both a Reason and a Revelation
177
About the Contributors
193
index of Works and Professional Appearances
209
lndex of Authors Editors and Translators
225
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Peter A. Redpath is presently Full Professor of Philosophy at St. John s University, Staten Island, New York, executive editor of VIBS, a founder of the Gilson Society, chairman of the Board of the Angelicum Academy, member of the Board of the Great Books Academy, former associate editor of the journal Contemporary Philosophy, and former vice president of the American Maritain Association, member of the Board of the Yves R. Simon Institute, and executive editor of VIBS. He is the author and editor of numerous philosophical books and articles.

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