New Scholasticism Meets Analytic Philosophy

2014.08.30 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Rafael Hüntelmann and Johannes Hattler (eds.), New Scholasticism Meets Analytic Philosophy, Editiones Scholasticae, 2014, 128pp.,
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2014.08.30 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Rafael Hüntelmann and Johannes Hattler (eds.), New Scholasticism Meets Analytic Philosophy, Editiones Scholasticae, 2014, 128pp., $95.00 (hbk), ISBN 9783868385458. Reviewed by Anna Marmodoro, University of Oxford This volume contributes to the exciting international conversations that are currently developing among metaphysicians of different ‘affiliations’: (neo-)Aristotelians and (neo-)Thomists on the one hand, and analytic philosophers on the other. This dialogue is important. Aristotle’s and Aquinas’ texts, when approached from a contemporary philosophical perspective, may well offer significant insights that a merely textual/historical reading might not bring out. Scholars and philosophers alike have much to gain from such an exercise. To my mind, Rafael Hüntelmann and Johannes Hattler, the editors, make too limited a claim when suggesting in their preface that the ‘formal similarities’ between. . .

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