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- DescriptionThis collection of translated essays by the German philosopher, Robert Spaemann, illustrates the breadth of Spaemann's thinking with essays on intellectual history, metaphysics, political theory, moral theology, and pedagogy.
- Author BiographyRobert Spaemann (b. 1923) is one of the leading Catholic philosophers in Europe today. He is professor emeritus at the University of Munich, and was also professor at the Technische Hochschule of Stuttgart and at the University of Heidelberg. Professor Spaemann has taught at various institutions around the world, and has received honorary doctorates from universities in Switzerland, America, Chile, and Spain. He is a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts and the Papal Academy for Life, as well as an honorary member of the Chinese Academy of the Sciences. Professor Spaemann is the author of over a dozen books including Basic Moral Concepts and Persons: The Distinction between 'Someone' and 'Something' and hundreds of essays, which have been translated into many languages. In 2001, he was awarded Heidelberg's Karl Jaspers Prize. D.C. Schindler is an Associate Professor of Metaphysics and Anthropology at the John Paul II Institute at The Catholic University of America. Prior to this appointment, he was an Associate Professor of Philosophy in the Humanities Department at Villanova University. His publications include The Catholicity of Reason (Eerdmans, 2013), and he has translated books and articles from German, French, and Italian. Professor Schindler is one of the editors of the North American edition of Communio: International Catholic Review. Jeanne Heffernan Schindler is a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Cultural and Pastoral Research at the John Paul II Institute in Washington DC. Professor Schindler was formerly an Associate Professor of Political Theory in the Humanities Department at Villanova University. She has published numerous articles and book chapters in the fields of political theory, ethics, law, and Catholic Social Thought. She edited a volume on Christianity and Civil Society: Catholic and Neo-Calvinist Perspectives, published by Lexington Books in 2008.
- PublisherOxford University Press
- Date of Publication17/09/2015
- GenreReligion: Comparative, General & Reference
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOxford University Press
- Weight555 g
- Width164 mm
- Height241 mm
- Spine21 mm
- Edited byD. C. Schindler
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