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By Booker T. Washington

ISBN-10: 1138536776

ISBN-13: 9781138536777

ISBN-10: 1412862582

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The Metaphysics of affection develops the existential metaphysics of St. Thomas Aquinas, utilising it to discover the ontological constitution of the human individual. released first in 1962, this booklet demonstrates the fertility of Thomistic metaphysics and the long-lasting impression of Thomism on Western philosophy. It uncovers the ecstatic constitution of human life, in discussion with philosophers starting from Plato, Aristotle, and Aquinas, to Kant, Hegel, Heidegger, Tillich, Zubiri, and Ortega y Gassett, in addition to theologians and historians Romano Guardini, Hilaire Belloc, and Eric Voegelin.Philosophical and theological examinations of affection have in a variety of methods raised the subsequent query: how can love of self (eros) be harmonized with love of others (agape)? these kind of love signify drives, Wilhelmsen argues, that during the top needs to be visible as facets of lifestyles itself. ethical and mental difficulties of affection grow to be manifestations of metaphysical issues.While diversified cultures have emphasised the sort of drives or the opposite, a fit tradition won't thoroughly fail to remember both. Cultures range within the manner they emphasize one or the opposite, or flee from one or the opposite. those dimensions of human life give you the framework for a person's love of self, neighbour, and God. This quantity is a part of Transaction's Library of Conservative concept series.

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