The Works Of Orestes A. Brownson (volume 2); Philosophy

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byOrestes Augustus Brownson

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1883. Excerpt: ... VINCENZO GIOBERTL ARTICLE I. [From Brownsou's Quarterly Review for October, 1850.] - We have, on several occasions within the last two or tnree years, introduced the name of Gioberti, sometimes with praise, sometimes with blame, and some attempt to appreciate his influence as an author, or to determine the practical tendency of his writings, can be neither misplaced nor mistimed; for he is, unquestionably, a man of rare genius, of acute and profound thought, a highly polished intellect, and various and extensive erudition, He appears to have mastered the whole circle cf the sciences, and to have made himself thoroughly acquainted with the past and the present. He has studied profoundly the spirit of our age, and we have met with no one who better understands its dangerous tendencies. He possesses a genuine philosophical aptitude, and is nnrivalled in his exposition and criticism of modern philosophy, especially as represented by the later German, French, and Italian schools; and as far as concerns the refutation of false systems, and the statement of the first principles and the method of philosophical science, he is eminently successful. The best refutation of sensism, pantheism, radicalism, and socialism, and the clearest and most satisfactory statement and vindication of the several truths opposed to them, with which we are acquainted, are to be found in his writings. He never fears to make a bold and manly profession of the Catholic faith, and it is from the point of view of Catholicity, and by the aid of Catholic doctrine, that he refutes the modern errors and heresies he attacks. He seems, also, save in the ascetic region, whenever he has occasion to present Catholic theology, to present it in its highest and most rigidly orthodox forms. According to him. the true human race d...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1883. Excerpt: ... VINCENZO GIOBERTL ARTICLE I. [From Brownsou's Quarterly Review for October, 1850.] - We have, on several occasions within the last two or tnree years, int...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:222 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.47 inPublished:January 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217558003

ISBN - 13:9780217558006

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