Notes on Humanity: Faith, Reason, Certainty
These reflections on faith, reason and certainty have the purpose of engaging again, if not anew, the fundamental intellectual elements of western civilization. The great works which are the basis of this book are the residue of humanity's engagement with these elemental ideas.
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Reason and Justice in Greek
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