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True Being and Being True: Metaxology and the Retrieval of Metaphysics

  • D. C. Schindler
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Abstract

D.C. Schindler reminds us that the motto of Villanova consists of three terms: Unitas, Caritas and Veritas. Postmodern philosophy is keen to malign good Veritas as an exercise in oppression, something which must be avoided if we truly want to reach universal care and unity. In opposition to this trend, Schindler illustrates how Desmond’s philosophy is capable of giving truth its dues against the assaults of Vattimo and others, but also and more importantly that truth serves as foundational for unity and care. Building from Desmond’s Intimate Universal, Schindler illustrates how care and unity need an ontological grounding in truth in order to be more than merely superficial.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. C. Schindler
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  1. 1.The John Paul II InstituteThe Catholic University of AmericaWashington, DCUSA

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