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Understanding the Person

Essays on the Personalism of Karol Wojtyła

by Grzegorz Hołub (Author)
Monographs 196 Pages

Summary

The book deals with the philosophy of the human person as worked out by Karol Wojtyła. It presents a number of fundamental issues necessary to understand Karol Wojtyła’s personalism. Thus, first it undertakes Wojtyła’s move from the philosophy of the human being to the philosophy of the human person; second, it presents Wojtyła’s epistemological approach to the person against the background of other philosophies concerned with the human person; third, it describes the metaphysical structure of the person; four, it analyses the person’s selected faculties (consciousness, emotions); five, it presents some aspects of the action of the person (a person’s causation, or their role in dialogue); and finally, it tries to sketch the problem of personal dignity.

Details

Pages
196
ISBN (PDF)
9783631857014
ISBN (ePUB)
9783631857960
ISBN (MOBI)
9783631857977
ISBN (Book)
9783631854235
Language
English
Publication date
2021 (June)
Tags
the human person Karol Wojtyła personalism Thomistic and phenomenological anthropology continental philosophy
Published
Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien, 2021. 196 pp.

Biographical notes

Grzegorz Hołub (Author)

Grzegorz Hołub is professor of philosophy at the Department of Philosophy of the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Kraków, Poland. His area of research includes ethics, bioethics and the philosophy of the human person.

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