Philosopher at Work

Philosopher at Work

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Overview

Like no other philosopher of this century, the late Yves R. Simon grappled with philosophical issues that still carry weight today. This collection of his essays explores an impressive range of genuinely foundational topics of philosophical inquiry. These essays discuss, among other topics, the relationship between faith and reason, the nature of sensation, and the various meanings of work. Simon's significant contribution to philosophy through these varied essays is unquestionable, and this is the first such collection of his works. Philosopher at Work will be indispensable for philosophers of all backgrounds.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780847692392
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/28/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 5.92(w) x 9.09(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Anthony O. Simon is the son of Yves R. Simon and director of the Yves R. Simon Institute.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Editor's Note Chapter 2 A Brief Chronology Chapter 3 The Philosopher's Calling Chapter 4 The Concept of Work Chapter 5 Maritain's Philosophy of the Sciences Chapter 6 The Rationality of the Christian Faith Chapter 7 An Essay on Sensation Chapter 8 Nature and the Process of Mathematical Abstraction Chapter 9 On Order in Analogical Sets Chapter 10 To Be and to Know Chapter 11 Bibliography Chapter 12 Index Chapter 13 About the Editor

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