By Josef Pieper
Foreward via Hans Urs von Balthasar
Near the tip of a protracted profession as probably the most largely learn well known Thomistic philosophers of the 20 th century, Josef Pieper has himself compiled an anthology from all his works. He has chosen the simplest and such a lot consultant passages and organized them in an order that provides feel to the full and aids within the realizing of every excerpt.
Pieper's popularity rests on his outstanding skill to restate conventional knowledge when it comes to modern difficulties. he's a thinker who writes within the language of good judgment, proposing concerned matters in a transparent, lucid and straightforward demeanour. between his many famous works integrated during this anthology are decisions from relaxation: the root of tradition, The 4 Cardinal Virtues, approximately Love, trust and religion, Happiness and Contemplation, and Scholasticism.
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