By John P. O'Callaghan

Philosophers might be richly rewarded by means of examining John O’Callaghan’s new ebook, Thomistic Realism and the Linguistic flip. in accordance with his huge wisdom of Aristotle and Aquinas, O’Callaghan offers not just a good remedy of Aquinas’s epistemology but in addition a great demonstration of simply how Aquinas may well give a contribution to modern debates. ordinarily, the camps of realism and idealism fiercely engaged each other within the box of epistemology. Thomists participated in confronting idealism from their designated realist place. Post-Wittgenstein, the clash has been ruled through a kind of epistemology that grounds all wisdom in linguistic perform. considering the fact that Thomists paintings in a textual and old mode, their reaction to the technical process of the analytic philosophy during which lots of the linguistic epistemologists write has been sluggish in coming. O’Callaghan expertly closes that hole by way of effectively bringing jointly those fields.

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