Quest for the Absolute


ADELMANN, Frederick J., ed. The Quest for the Absolute. Frederick J. Adelmann, Editor. Chestnut Hill, MA and The Hague: Boston College and Martinus Nijhoff, 1966. Pp. (6),[vii]-xx,[1]-207,(1). 8vo, printed cream card covers with french flaps. Boston College Studies in Philosophy, Volume 1. "This volume of essays is of especial interest to scholars working in the areas of the studies. The insights developed especially in the medieval period are valuable to students of this period. The studies range on metaphysical and historical thems from the later Aristotelians through the Greek Fathers, JohnDamascene, Aquinas, Suarez, Solovyov, Marx and Merleau-Ponty. The student interested in Marxism will find new developments of the thought of Solovyovand Contemporary Marxism. Studies of modern thinkers like Solovyov, Husser l and Marx from a scholastic background will be helpful for those preparingdissertations on these philosophers. The copious references are valuable g uides for future doctoral candidates in their work; and hence, this volume is an essential library acquisition for the university." - from the front flap. Contents: Stuart B. Martin's "The Nature of the Human Intellect as it is Expounded in Themistius' 'Paraphrasis in Libros Aristotelis de Anima'"; Frederick J. Adelmann's "The Theory of Will in St. John Damascene"; WilliamE. Carlo's "Idea and Concept: a Key to Epistemology"; John P. Rock's "Divi ne Providence in St. Thomas Aquinas"; Norman H. Wells's "Descartes on Distinction"; Joseph L. Navickas's "Hegel and the Doctrine of Historicity of Vladimir Solovyov"; Thomas J. Blakeney's "The Salient Features of the Marxist-Leninist Theory of Knowledge"; and Richard T. Murphy's "A Metaphysical Critique of Method: Husserl and Merleau-Ponty". Covers rubbed with a small dampstain to upper left front corner, chip to head of spine, bookplate verso front cover, name, else very good. 30.00

Title: Quest for the Absolute

Author Name: ADELMANN, Frederick J., ed. Boston College Studies in Philosophy, Volume 1

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Publisher: Boston College, Martinus Nijhoff, Chestnut Hill and The Hague, 1966,:

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Keywords: PHILOSOPHY METAPHYSICS EPISTEMOLOGY SCHOLARLY MARXISM MEDIEVAL,