By Stephen M. Fields
One of an important theologians of the fashionable period, Karl Rahner is healthier recognized for his efforts to make Christianity credible in mild of the highbrow questions of contemporary tradition. Stephen M. Fields, SJ, now explains how Rahner built his metaphysics as an inventive synthesis of Thomism and the trendy philosophical culture. concentrating on Rahner's middle thought of the Realsymbol, which posits all beings as symbolic, Fields establishes where of the Realsymbol in philosophical theories of the logo. He rather concentrates on these key elements of Rahner's metaphysics-his theories of finite realities and language—that have bought inadequate attention.
By studying quite a lot of Rahner's works within the context of twelve medieval, smooth, and modern thinkers, Fields locates the origins of this seminal thinker's metaphysics to an volume by no means prior to tried. He notes the correlations that exist among the Realsymbol and such paintings as Aquinas's idea of the sacraments, Goethe's and Hegel's dialectics, Moehler's view of non secular language, and Heidegger's aesthetics.
Through this research, Fields finds the structural middle of Rahner's metaphysics and indicates how artwork, language, wisdom, non secular fact, and truth regularly are all symbolic. Being as Symbol opens new views in this very important philosopher and positions him within the broader spectrum of philosophical thought.
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Being as Symbol: On the Origins and Development of Karl Rahner's Metaphysics by Stephen M. Fields