Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
The Human Person and a Culture of Freedom

The Human Person and a Culture of Freedom (Paperback)

£25.95
To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

Twenty-first-century society faces profound challenges, and the future seems anything but secure. The rapid advance of technology has far outpaced mankind's moral and religious development. There is greater material wealth now than in past centuries, yet poverty remains an international problem. Wars persist and global peace seems increasingly unattainable as terrorism and civil strife become more prevalent. Numerous forms of entertainment made possible by modern industrialization and technology divert attention away from the things that really matter and invert the objective hierarchy of values. Underlying all these threats to the foundations of civilization one can find one or another theoretical conception of man and human freedom. This volume presents a rich and diverse collection of essays on the theoretical foundations of human freedom. From several distinct perspectives, the authors examine various aspects of the deeper anthropological questions at the root of a number of critical social challenges confronting modernity.

Readers interested in educational theory, church and state, the nature of love and friendship, questions of authority and the common good, law and human rights, and virtue theory and the various types of freedom will find this collection of special interest.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryEthics & moral philosophyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheorySocial & political philosophyReligion & BeliefsReligion: generalPhilosophy of religion Publisher: The Catholic University of America Press Publication Date: 01/04/2009 ISBN-13: 9780966922677  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

Peter A. Pagan Aguiar is professor of philosophy at Aquinas College in Nashville. His articles have appeared in The Thomist, National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, and in previous volumes published by the American Maritain Association. Terese Auer, O.P., is a member of the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Congregation in Nashville. She holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the Center for Thomistic Studies at the University of St. Thomas, Houston. She has taught at the high school and college levels for the past 30 years and currently chairs the bioethics department at Pope John Paul the Great Catholic High School in Dumfries, Virginia.

More books by Francis Cardinal George

More books by Peter A. Pagan Aguiar

More books by Terese Auer

More books by Montague Brown

More books by Romanus Cessario

More books by Gavin

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Second Class Available free for ALL orders. No charge for each additional book. 3-7 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in ...
(Hardback)
Michael Ignatieff
 
 
£22.95
 
Fashion Ethics
(Paperback)
Sue Thomas
 
 
£29.99
 
Latest Blog
#FoylesFive: Elsewhere-Elsewhen
18/09/2017

Jen from the Web Team shares a selection of books that will transport the reader to another time and place.

Growler: The Inspiration for the Now Iconic Bear
18/09/2017

James Campbell describes how the groundbreaking approach to illustration adopted by Milne and Shepard came about, which bear provided the inspiration for the drawings and which of the characters was Shepard's secret favourite.

Blog - Sound and Silence: Emma Viskic on Creating a Profoundly Deaf Protagonist
14/09/2017

In this exclusive blog Emma Viskic describes how she came to learn sign language in order to get closer to her deaf protagonist in her debut, Resurrection Bay.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd