By Alan Vincelette
Alan Vincelette lines the idea of twenty one key Catholic philosophers of the 20th Century and their contributions to the philosophical events during which their idea can such a lot adequately be positioned. those pursuits comprise Phenomenology, Neo-Thomism, Transcendental Thomism, Personalism, Existentialism, Analytical Philosophy, and Postmodernism; those figures contain Stein, Von Hildebrand, Dussel, Gilson, Maritain, Wojtyla [Pope John Paul II], Rousselot, Rahner, Lonergan, Ebner, Mounier, Nedoncelle, Lavelle, Marcel, Zuburi, Anscombe, Taylor, Jacques, Marion, Lacoste, and Desmond.
These and different Catholics were on the leading edge of philosophy within the Twentieth-Century, garnering acclaim in Catholic circles (Von Hildebrand, Gilson, Maritain, Rousselot, Lonergan, Mounier, Marcel, Marion), appreciation via their non-Catholic friends (Dussel, Rahner, Ebner, Anscombe, Taylor, Jacques), canonization (Stein) and the preach (Wojtyla), a place within the French Ministry of schooling (Lavelle), the consideration of giving the Gifford Lectures (Gilson, Marcel, Taylor), club into the British, Canadian, or French Academies (Gilson, Lonergan, Anscombe, Taylor, Marion), professorships on the collage de France (Gilson, Lavelle), the Sorbonne (Gilson, Lavelle, Jacques, Marion), and the colleges of Cambridge and Oxford (Anscombe, Taylor, Lacoste), and the bestowal of a number of significant educational awards together with the Aquinas Medal (Gilson, Maritain, Wojty a, Lonergan, Anscombe), the Erasmus Prize (Marcel), the Kyoto Prize (Taylor), and the 1.5 million greenback Templeton Prize (Taylor).
Containing a precious bibliography and wealthy notes, this assortment is a wonderful source for the scholar of philosophy, theology, church heritage, background, and western tradition mostly.