An Anthology by Josef Pieper

By Josef Pieper

Foreward via Hans Urs von Balthasar

Near the top of an extended occupation as essentially the most greatly learn renowned Thomistic philosophers of the 20 th century, Josef Pieper has himself compiled an anthology from all his works. He has chosen the easiest and such a lot consultant passages and organized them in an order that provides feel to the entire and aids within the realizing of every excerpt.

Pieper's attractiveness rests on his notable skill to restate conventional knowledge by way of modern difficulties. he's a thinker who writes within the language of logic, featuring concerned concerns in a transparent, lucid and easy demeanour. between his many famous works integrated during this anthology are choices from rest: the root of tradition, The 4 Cardinal Virtues, approximately Love, trust and religion, Happiness and Contemplation, and Scholasticism.

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