Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 November 2015

240 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199688050

Bookseller Code (06)

A Robert Spaemann Reader

Philosophical Essays on Nature, God, and the Human Person

Edited and Translated by D.C. Schindler and Jeanne Heffernan Schindler

  • Introduces an English-speaking audience to the work of Robert Spaemann, one of the leading philosophers and public intellectuals in Europe today
  • Assembles a number of Spaemann's most important essays on a range of topics, including modernity, nature, art, politics, education, and God
  • Explains Spaemann's intellectual development and what he takes to be his primary philosophical task, namely, coming to terms with both the achievement and the impoverishments of modernity by reconnecting modern thought with the broader Western tradition