Nineteenth Century Scholasticism: The Search for a Unitary Method

byGerald A. Mccool

Paperback | January 15, 1999

Nineteenth Century Scholasticism: The Search for a Unitary Method by Gerald A. Mccool
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Available for the first time in a paperback edition, Nineteenth-Century Scholasticism provides a careful historical account of the scholastic polemic against the "new" Catholic philosophies and theologies that emerged in Europe during the 19th century. Beginning with an examination of Ontologism, Traditionalism, and the theologies of Hermes, Gunther, and the Tubingen School - the adversaries against whom the scholastics directed their fire - the book then discusses the philosophies and theologies of Liberatore and Kleutgen, the scholastic theoreticians who orchestrated the polemic. From the account of its polemic with rival theologicans, a vivid picture of nineteenth-century scholasticism's vision of itself as the one philosophy capable of structuring a Catholic theology, its adversary relationship to other theologies, and its confidence in its own ability to integrate Catholic culture and solve contemporary social problems emerges.
Gerald A. McCool, S.J., Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University, is a recognized historian of nineteenth- and twentieth-century Neo-Scholasticism. He has published extensively on Kleutgen, Liberatore, Rousselot, Marechal, Gilson, Maritain, Rahner, Lonergan, and other representatives of philosophy and theology in the tradition of ...
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Title:Nineteenth Century Scholasticism: The Search for a Unitary MethodFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:301 pages, 5.98 X 8.9 X 0.79 inShipping dimensions:301 pages, 5.98 X 8.9 X 0.79 inPublished:January 15, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0823212572

ISBN - 13:9780823212576

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