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The Human Person in Wojtyla and Lonergan

Koning, Robin (2013) The Human Person in Wojtyla and Lonergan. Lonergan Workshop: Reversing Social and Cultural Decline "in a Friendly Universe", 24. pp. 187-202. ISSN ISSN 0148-2009

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Abstract

This paper examines some connections between the philosophies of the human person articulated by Karol Wojtyla (later Pope John Paul II) and Bernard Lonergan. After noting their common agenda to bring together the best of the Thomist tradition with the best of contemporary philosophy, it focuses on five areas of parallel between the two thinkers: their understandings of experience and consciousness, of subjectivity and metaphysics, of the importance of human action, of the transcendence of the human person, and of the key role of judgement.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Lonergan, Wojtyla, John Paul II, human person, consciousness, action, subjectivity, metaphysics, transcendence, judgement
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2203 Philosophy > 220310 Phenomenology
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2203 Philosophy > 220311 Philosophical Psychology (incl. Moral Psychology and Philosophy of Action)
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: A - Humanities, general
A - Philosophy
College/Association with University of Divinity: UFT-JTC: United Faculty of Theology - Jesuit Theological College
Depositing User: Rev. Dr Robin Koning SJ
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2013 03:31
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2013 03:31
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1250

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