Tour the writings of one of the greatest Thomist philosophers, Josef Pieper. A well-respected and influential Catholic thinker, Pieper wrote profoundly on God, man, virtue, culture, and of course, philosophy. Examine Pieper’s treatises on faith, hope, love, and truth. Study his meditations on the end of time. Read along as he wields his fiery pen In Defense of Philosophy. Among other gems, this collection includes an illustrated autobiography of Pieper, offering a glimpse into the tumultuous times that shaped both this philosopher and his impact on modern Catholic thought.
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Josef Pieper (1904–1997) was an influential philosopher in the neo-Thomistic movement of twentieth-century Catholic philosophy. Born in Germany, Pieper studied at the universities of Berlin and Münster, and spent much of his career as professor of philosophical anthropology at the University of Münster. He wrote many books, including The Four Cardinal Virtues: Prudence, Justice, Fortitude, Temperance, Leisure: the Basis of Culture, and The Silence of St. Thomas.