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The Recovery of Wonder The New Freedom and the Asceticism of Power by Kenneth L. Schmitz

The Recovery of Wonder The New Freedom and the Asceticism of Power

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The Recovery of Wonder The New Freedom and the Asceticism of Power by Kenneth L. Schmitz

A reflection on the current thinking about our social, cultural, and natural environment and a significant advance towards a philosophy of the concrete.


Kenneth Schmitz is a very gifted philosopher whose only fault is to have written too little and thus deprived readers of the pleasure of reading him. In an age where we have historicized human existence to the point of annihilation, Schmitz proposes a notion of freedom that can withstand the particularities of concrete situations. Christophe Potworowski, Department of Catholic Studies, McGill University

About the Author

Kenneth L. Schmitz is professor emeritus of philosophy and fellow of Trinity College, University of Toronto, associate fellow of the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto, and professor of philosophy, John Paul II Institute and CUA, Washingto

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Publication date

25th April 2005


Kenneth L. Schmitz

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McGill-Queen's University Press


152 pages





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