Philosophical Anthropology: An Introduction

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Midwest Theological Forum, Jun 26, 2020 - Religion - 280 pages

This text, written by professors of philosophy at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross and the University of Trieste, examines the nature of the human person, the human condition, and what it means to be truly human. 

Drawing from classical as well as modern philosophy and science, they present a comprehensive and fascinating reflection on human existence, especially characterized by the use of freedom.


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Chapter 2Life and the Degrees of Life
The Soul or the Vital Principle
Chapter 4The Living Body
Act and Operation
Internal Sense Experience
The Intellect
Tendential Dynamism and Freedom
Chapter 11Sexuality
Chapter 13Who Is the Person?
Chapter 14Freedom and Selffulfillment
Chapter 15The Relationality of the Person
Chapter 16Culture
Chapter 17Values
Chapter 18Work Feast Play
Time and History

Chapter 10Affective Dynamism

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