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The Common Things: Essays on Thomism and Education Paperback – April 1, 1999

ISBN-13: 978-0966922608 ISBN-10: 0966922603

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  • Series: American Maritain Association Publications
  • Paperback: 281 pages
  • Publisher: The Catholic University of America Press (April 1, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0966922603
  • ISBN-13: 978-0966922608
  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,628,308 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Daniel McInerny is assistant professor of philosophy at the University of St. Thomas/Center for Thomistic Studies in Houston, Texas.

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Format: Paperback
This 1999 collection is subdivided into three main parts: "The Private Life of the Academy" [with essays such as "The Public University and the Common Good"; "What Happened to the Catholic Umiversity?"; "The Catholic College: At the Crossroad Or At the End of the Road?", etc.]; "Manifesting the Common" [with essays such as "Learning as Recollection---A Thomistic Approach to Recovering Higher Education"; "A Humble and Trembling Movement: Creative Intuition and Maritain's Philosophy of Education", etc.]; and "Political Aspects" [with essays such as "Education for Politics: Knowing, Responsibility, and Cultural Development"; "The Multiconfusion of Multiculturalism"; "Truth Values and Cultural Pluralism," etc.].
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