By Josef Pieper
Foreward via Hans Urs von Balthasar
Near the top of an extended profession as the most commonly learn renowned Thomistic philosophers of the 20th 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 feel to the complete and aids within the knowing of every excerpt.
Pieper's attractiveness rests on his awesome skill to restate conventional knowledge when it comes to modern difficulties. he's a thinker who writes within the language of good judgment, offering concerned concerns in a transparent, lucid and easy demeanour. between his many recognized works incorporated during this anthology are choices from rest: the foundation of tradition, The 4 Cardinal Virtues, approximately Love, trust and religion, Happiness and Contemplation, and Scholasticism.
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