The Silence of St. Thomas: Three Essays (Paperback)

By 

Josef Pieper

  (Author),

John Murray

  (Translator),

Daniel O Connor

  (Translator)
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The Silence of St. Thomas: Three Essays Book Description

A single theme runs through the three essays on St. Thomas gather in this book. It is the theme of mystery or, more exactly, the response of the searching human intellect to the fact of mystery. Both the fact and the response are suggested in a short biography of St. Thomas that forms the first essay and are then sketched out in detail by a presentation of the "negative element" in his philosophy. The third essay shows that contemporary Existentialism is in basic agreement with the philosophia perennis on this fundamental element of philosophical thinking.

About the Author :

Josef Pieper has contributed to The Silence of St. Thomas: Three Essays as an author. Josef Pieper is one of the most renowned and popular philosophers of the 20th century. He wrote dozens of titles on all aspects of philosophy and living, including Only the Lover Sings, Guide to Thomas Aquinas, Hope and History, In Defense of Philosophy, and In Search of the Sacred.

John Murray has contributed to The Silence of St. Thomas: Three Essays as a translator. John Murray trained as a doctor and is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where he was a teaching-writing fellow. "The Hill Station" won the Prairie Lights Short Fiction Award, and the title story was selected by Joyce Carol Oates for the "Best New American Voices 2002 fiction anthology. John Murray currently lives in Iowa.

Book Details


Title: The Silence of St. Thomas: Three Essays
Publisher: St. Augustine's Press
Author: Josef Pieper, John Murray, Daniel O Connor
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN:

1890318787

EAN:

9781890318789

No. of Pages: 128
Publish Date: 1999-04-30
Binding: Paperback
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