From the Reviews: "The Acting Person represents a major effort to rethink the human reality in the face of the many frozen assumptions which dominate contemporary thought."
(Professor Benjamin Schwartz, Harvard University)
"This powerful phenomenological study will have lasting impact on those concerned with the contemporary conception of Man."
(Professor Joseph Kockelmans, Pennsylvania State University)
"A masterly critical edition ... its publication is an historical event"
(Professor Kamil Dziewanowski, Boson State University)
I will add that I put my money, nay, my livelihood where my mouth is on this one.
If you still concerned about the Anglo version because of its 900 or so changes than learn Polish and buy Osaba i czyn.
This book is perhaps the most significant philosophical work since Cajetan's commentary on the Summa.
While not the most eloquently and clearly written piece or the most well-translated or even well-interpreted version, "Person and Act" could very well be the most important piece... Read morePublished on May 13, 2012 by StegRock
Having spent quite a lot of time when I was in college reading through back issues of the Analecta Husserliana for light reading, I can say without reservation that the articles... Read morePublished on August 7, 2011 by Peter P. Fuchs
This is not as good a print as the one I saw in the library over ten years ago. This new edition has an inferior format as to qaulity. Read morePublished on November 12, 2008 by GangstaLawya
Anyone who desires a deeper understanding of the thought of Karol Wojtyla (Pope John Paul II) should spend time reading his early work. Read morePublished on March 9, 2006 by J. A. N. Martin
This text is well presented by the publisher and its contents do inform the reader on the classical thought patterns and their underlying philosophical presuppositions that made... Read morePublished on February 23, 2006 by James Mcsharry
I just wanted to act on the review of the guy from mexico(sorry lost your name).
I have just been reading the Biography of Pope John Paul II also known as Karol Wojtyla. Read more
I am the person who posted the April 6 comment giving the name of a bookstore where I thought a copy of this book was still available. Read morePublished on June 3, 2000