Edith Stein Paperback

The Philosophical Background

by Alasdair MacIntyre;

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Edith Stein

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MacIntyre is one of the major British philosophers of the post-war years, and a convert to Roman Catholicism. Edith Stein was an intellectual of considerable importance in the period between the two World Wars. The fact that she was also canonised as a Saint is truly remarkable: a Jewish convert to Roman Catholicism, she died in the gas chambers of Auschwitz. In this major study of Stein's development as a theologian and philosopher, MacIntyre reveals many of the fundamental issues in both disciplines and in their cross-fertilisation. Stein was a pupil of the phenomenological philosopher Edmund Husserl. She then sought in her own writing to interpret phenomenology in a Thomistic way. In this, she was as original and innovative as were the Catholic philosophers - such as Peter Geach and Elizabeth Anscombe - who made similar interpretations of the work of Wittgenstein in this country.

Edith Stein by Alasdair MacIntyre was published by Continuum in April 2007 and is our 41342nd best seller. The ISBN for Edith Stein is 9780826494016.

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Details for Edith Stein

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherContinuum (April 2007)
EditionNew edition
Number of Pages208
Thickness11 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code1004302
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