David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 82 (1):87-103 (2008)
In her later philosophical writings, Stein works to synthesize the medieval scholastic tradition and contemporary phenomenology. Stein draws heavily fromThomas Aquinas’s work so that the prevalence of positive references to Thomas have led many to read Stein as a Thomist. On critical questions regarding beingand essence, however, Stein is not a Thomist. In addition to mental and actual being, she also affirms essential being, which is properly the being of intelligibilitiesas well as potencies. Essential being is never separate from an entity with either mental or actual being, but it is a distinct type of being. In this essay, I attempt tocontrast briefly Stein’s account of being and essence with Thomas’s position and to bring out the way in which Stein’s affirmation of essential being leads her ina more Scotist than Thomist direction, at least on questions related to essences and universals
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Richard Feist & William Sweet (eds.) (2003). Husserl and Stein. The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy.
Beate Beckmann-Zöller (2008). Edith Stein's Theory of the Person in Her Münster Years (1932–1933). American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 82 (1):47-70.
Jane Duran (2011). Teresian Influence on the Work of Edith Stein. American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 32 (3):242 - 254.
Angela Ales Bello (2008). Edmund Husserl and Edith Stein: The Question of the Human Subject. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 82 (1):143-159.
Angela Ales Bello (2008). Edmund Husserl and Edith Stein. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 82 (1):143-159.
Mette Lebech (2007). Reading Stein—Some Guidelines for the Perplexed: A Review of Edith Stein by Sarah Borden and of Edith Stein: A Philosophical Prologue, 1913–1922 by Alasdair Macintyre. [REVIEW] International Philosophical Quarterly 47 (1):103-112.
Sarah Borden (2006). Edith Stein's Understanding of Woman. International Philosophical Quarterly 46 (2):171-190.
Victor M. Salas Jr (2011). Edith Stein and Medieval Metaphysics. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 85 (2):323 - 340.
Walter Redmond (2008). A Nothing That Is: Edith Stein on Being Without Essence. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 82 (1):71-86.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads11 ( #146,929 of 1,143,346 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #140,193 of 1,143,346 )
How can I increase my downloads?