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Humanism in Husserl and Aquinas

Contrast between a Phenomenological Concept of Man and a Realistic Concept of Man


Joseph McCafferty

Contents: Husserl’s Humanistic Intent as Expressed in Philosophie als Strenge Wissenschaft – Husserl’s Humanistic Intent in Die Krisis der europäischen Wissenschaften – Husserl’s Concept of Science Compared with the Aristotelian-Thomistic one – Husserl’s Understanding of Essence in Comparison with that of Aristotle and St. Thomas Aquinas – Norms and Objectivity in Husserl and in St. Thomas Aquinas – Husserl’s Concept of Human Being and his Lack of a Metaphysical Foundation in Comparison with St. Thomas – The Self-Sufficient Nature of Consciousness in Husserl – The Sense of Human Life According to Husserl and St. Thomas.