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Hope and History by Josef Pieper
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Studio: Ignatius Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.22" Width: 4.76" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 1994
Publisher Ignatius Press
ISBN 0898704650 ISBN13 9780898704655
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More About Josef Pieper
Josef Pieper (1904-1997) was professor of philosophical anthropology at the University of Münster/Germany; he was a member of several academies and received numerous awards and distinctions, among them the International Balzan Prize for outstanding achievements in the field of humanities.
Pieper is among the most widely read philosophers of the 20th century. The main focus of his thought is the overcoming of cultural forms of secular totalitarianism and of its philosophical foundations through a rehabilitation of the Christian concept of man that is related to experience and action. Plato and Thomas Aquinas in particular were the inspiring sources of a constructive criticism of contemporary culture.