Philosopher at Work: Essays

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Rowman & Littlefield, 1999 - Philosophy - 219 pages
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Like no other philosopher of this century, the late Yves R. Simon grappled with philosophical issues that still carry weight today. This collection of his essays explores an impressive range of genuinely foundational topics of philosophical inquiry. These essays discuss, among other topics, the relationship between faith and reason, the nature of sensation, and the various meanings of work. SimonOs significant contribution to philosophy through these varied essays is unquestionable, and this is the first such collection of his works. Philosopher at Work will be indispensable for philosophers of all backgrounds.
 

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Contents

The Philosophers Calling
1
The Concept of Work
7
Maritains Philosophy of the Sciences
21
The Rationality of the Christian Faith
41
An Essay on Sensation
57
Nature and the Process of Mathematical Abstraction
111
On Order in Analogical Sets
133
To Be and To Know
171
Bibliography
193
Index
199
About the Editor
217
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Anthony O. Simon is the son of Yves R. Simon and director of the Yves R. Simon Institute.

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