The Greatest Philosopher Who Ever Lived
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The Greatest Philosopher Who Ever Lived

By Peter Kreeft
Product Code: 9781621644798

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In 2019, philosophy professor Peter Kreeft published a fourvolume series on the hundred greatest philosophers of all time, Socrates’ Children, spanning from ancient Greece to contemporary Germany. But he made one fatal mistake. He somehow left out women, and with this, he overlooked the greatest mind of them all.

He forgot her—a mysterious housewife from a desert village—because he had forgotten what “philosophy” means. “Philosophy is not the cultivation of cleverness”, Kreeft explains, “or the sophistications of scholarship, or the analysis of analysis, or the refutation of refutations, or the deconstruction of deconstructions.” No, “philosophy is a romance, a love affair—the love of wisdom.”

This book is a one-of-a-kind study on Mary of Nazareth, the mother of Jesus. If Jesus Christ is wisdom incarnate, and if Mary loved Him more than anyone ever did, then it holds that Mary is the greatest philosopher, the greatest wisdomlover. With precision and humor, Kreeft not only unpacks the thought and spirit of Mary as we know her through Scripture and Church doctrine, but he offers a heartfelt crash course in the basics of philosophy—methodology, epistemology, logic, metaphysics, cosmology, ethics, politics, aesthetics, and more—all through the lens of the Mother of God.

Kreeft has published more than forty books of philosophy, theology, and spirituality, but this is his first on Mary. Fans of Kreeft will find here another fine example of his characteristic freshness, creativity, depth, and readability. But above all, those who are curious about the mother of Jesus, whether they are new to Christian faith or simply hoping to discover it anew, will likely find themselves swept up in the tide of Mary’s wise love for God. 
 
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