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IPS 2016/17 Yearbook

Edited by Susan Gottlöber & J. Haydn Gurmin


1          Timothy A. Burns

At the Place Where the Willow Don’t Bend: A Phenomenological Perspective on Illness and Healing at the End of Life. 1

2             Björn Freter

The Metaphysics of Friendship. Normativity as Heightened Vitality. 12

3          Daniel J. Goodey

The Rethinking of Sameness and Otherness: William Desmond’s Step Outside the Shadow of Hegel. 25

4            Susan Gottlöber

Which Thomas? Edith Stein’s Project of Understanding Aquinas in Light of her Neo-Thomist Interlocutors. 69

5          J. Haydn Gurmin

Neo-Darwinism, Evolution, and Meaning. 98

6             David O’Brien

Philosophical Anthropology and the Self in the Information Age: Toward an Analytical Framework for an Enquiry into the Philosophy of Transhumanism. 127

7        Kyle Michael James Shuttleworth

Existential Themes Within The Picture of Dorian Gray: A Heideggerian Perspective. 181

8          Patrick J. Wilson

Is Creation Oriented Towards Kenosis? Can an Essential Kenosis Response to the Problem of Evil Promote the View that Creation is Oriented Towards Increasing Levels of Cooperation with God? 200 


Book Reviews

Kyle Michael James Shuttle-worth

Authenticity as an Ethical Ideal (London: Routledge, 2012)       (Somogy Varga) 221

Adam James

Darwin in the Twenty-First Century: Nature, Humanity, and God (Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2015)
(Philip R. Sloan, Gerald McKenny, & Kathleen Eggleson (eds)

Philip Gonzales

Beyond Secular Order: The Representation of Being and the Representation of the People (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013)         (John Milbank) 237

Mette Lebech

Husserl und Thomas von Aquin bei Edith Stein (Nordhausen: Verlag Traugott Bautz, 2016) (Peter Volek (ed.)) 241

Edward McGee

The Mystery of Christ in the Fathers of the Church (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2012) (Janet Rutherford & David Woods) 246

Conor McDonough, OP

The Space of Time: A Sensualist Interpretation of Time in Augustine, Confessions X to XII (Leiden: Brill, 2014)                        (David van Dusen)

Gaven Kerr

Languages of Intentionality: A Dialogue between Two Traditions on Consciousness (London-New York: Continuum, 2012)
(Paul S. MacDonald)

Cyril McDonnell

The Intimate Universal (New York: Columbia University Press, 2016)(William Desmond) 258