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Joseph Pieper

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True unity among men must have its roots in that common participation in the holy tradition reaching back to an utterance of God Himself... One wonders whether tradition is not actually anti-historical. It stands in stark contrast...
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“It is typical of our time,” Chesterton wrote, “that the more doubtful we are about the value of philosophy, the more certain we are about the value of education. That is to say,...
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Josef Pieper Also, the range of his wisdom is most impressive.  Some of the titles I have read and re-read and actually use in classes include: In Defense of Philosophy—It is difficult to...
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Josef Pieper “Fortitude without justice is a source of evil.”—St. Thomas Aquinas The great moralists tell us that a person’s strength is often the source of his greatest weakness,...

Josef Pieper Selected by Bradley J. Birzer Justice is the principle which makes our civil social order possible: and Dr. Pieper’s piercing essay is designed to refresh this generation's memory of the meaning of...