By Josef Pieper
Foreward by way of Hans Urs von Balthasar
Near the top of an extended profession as some of the most broadly learn well known Thomistic philosophers of the 20th 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 offers experience to the total and aids within the realizing of every excerpt.
Pieper's attractiveness rests on his notable 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 straightforward demeanour. between his many famous works incorporated during this anthology are choices from relaxation: the foundation of tradition, The 4 Cardinal Virtues, approximately Love, trust and religion, Happiness and Contemplation, and Scholasticism.
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