Neo-Scholastic Essays

2015.11.03 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Edward Feser, Neo-Scholastic Essays, St. Augustine's Press, 2015, 415pp., $26.00 (pbk), ISBN 9781587315589. Reviewed by
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2015.11.03 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Edward Feser, Neo-Scholastic Essays, St. Augustine's Press, 2015, 415pp., $26.00 (pbk), ISBN 9781587315589. Reviewed by Travis Dumsday, Concordia University of Edmonton This volume consists of sixteen essays (three of them previously unpublished) divided into four areas: Metaphysics and philosophy of nature; Natural theology; Philosophy of mind; and Ethics. Edward Feser writes as an historically informed Thomist who is also thoroughly conversant with the analytic tradition. Since I cannot summarize the main lines of argument from each essay, I will do so only for those in the first two parts, which fall within my own areas of specialization. To give at least a preview of the remainder, I will provide brief thesis statements for the essays in the other two parts. Along the way I will make occasional evaluative remarks. Sharing as I do much of Feser's philosophical outlook, and writing as someone who has. . .

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