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'Person' in Christian Tradition and the Conception of Saint Albert the Great

A Systematic Study of ist Concept as Illuminated by the Mysteries of the Trinity and the Incarnation

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This volume surveys the historical development of the notion of personality as brought into relief by salient patristic and medieval theologians, culminating with the thought of St. Albert the Great. The philosophical problems of "subsistence", "individuation", "relative distinction" and "signification", amongst others, are ciritically analyzed in an effort to identify the formal constituent of personality (and to resolve the equivocal distinction between "person" and "nature"). Following a detailed exposition of the Albertinian corpus, a final synthesis also examines the personality theories of the Thomistic commentators as well as certain popular modern perspectives, evaluating them in light of the established metaphysical criteria.


Titel: 'Person' in Christian Tradition and the Conception of Saint Albert the Great
Autoren/Herausgeber: Stephen A. Hipp
Aus der Reihe: Beiträge zur Geschichte der Philosophie und Theologie des Mittelalters

ISBN/EAN: 9783402040089

Seitenzahl: 565
Produktform: Taschenbuch/Softcover
Sprache: Englisch - Newsletter
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