By Josef Pieper
Foreward through Hans Urs von Balthasar
Near the tip of an extended occupation as probably the most broadly 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 so much consultant passages and organized them in an order that provides experience to the full and aids within the knowing of every excerpt.
Pieper's acceptance rests on his awesome skill to restate conventional knowledge by way of modern difficulties. he's a thinker who writes within the language of logic, proposing concerned concerns in a transparent, lucid and easy demeanour. between his many famous works integrated during this anthology are decisions from rest: the foundation of tradition, The 4 Cardinal Virtues, approximately Love, trust and religion, Happiness and Contemplation, and Scholasticism.
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