Pieper, Josef

Pieper studied philosophylaw and sociology at the universities of Berlin and Münster. After working as a sociologist and freelance writer, he became ordinary professor of philosophical anthropology at the University of Münster, and taught there from 1950 to 1976. As professor emeritus he continued to provide lectures until 1996.[2] With his wife Hildegard, he translated C.S. LewisThe Problem of Pain, into German (Über den Schmerz, 1954) with an Afterword "On Simplicity of Language in Philosophy". A symposium to celebrate his 90th birthday was held in Münster in May 1994; the papers read there were published as Aufklärung durch Tradition ("Enlightenment through Tradition" in 1995. In 2010 a symposium was held in Paderborn on "Josef Pieper's and C. S. Lewis's View of Man", with papers published in Wahrheit und Selbstüberschreitung ("Truth and Self-Transcendence"). Read more here.

By Josef Pieper One of the great Catholic philosophers of our day reflects on the way language has been abused so that, instead of being a means of...

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In Defense of Philosophy Classical Wisdom Stands Up to Modern Challenges By Josef Pieper This book is an engagement between a great modern...

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Divine Madness
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Divine Madness Plato's Case Against Secular Humanism By Josef Pieper The popular Thomistic philosopher and writer Josef Pieper focuses on the...

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The End of Time
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By Josef Pieper This is a work of rare prophetic brilliance by Josef Pieper, one of this century's most profound and lucid expositors of the thought of...

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By Josef Pieper "Josef Pieper's account of the centrality and meaning of the virtues is a needed primer to teach us exactly the meaning and...

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By Joseph Pieper The popular and highly regarded Pieper speaks of the necessity for human persons to be able to contemplate and appreciate beauty to...

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Faith Hope Love
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By Joseph Pieper This volume, three separate books in one edition, is a collection of Josef Pieper's famous treatises on the three theological...

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An Anthology
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By Joseph Pieper Near the end of a long career as one of the most widely read popular Thomistic philosophers of the twentieth century, Josef Pieper...

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By Joseph Pieper To view a table of contents click here. In these elegant and engaging essays, the internationally acclaimed Thomist, Josef...

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