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  1. Mark K. Spencer (2014). The Present Alone is Our Happiness: Conversations with Jeannie Carter and Arnold I. Davidson. By Pierre Hadot; Translated by Marc Djaballah. Pp. Xv, 191, Stanford, Stanford University Press, 2009, $24.95. [REVIEW] Heythrop Journal 55 (2):341-342.
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  2. Mark K. Spencer (2013). Transcendental Order in Suárez. Studia Neoaristotelica 10 (2):157-195.
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  3. Mark K. Spencer (2011). Abelard on Status and Their Relation to Universals. International Philosophical Quarterly 51 (2):223-240.
    The discussion of universals in Peter Abelard’s Logica ‘Ingredientibus’ has been interpreted in many ways. Of particular controversy has been the proper way to interpret his use of the term status. In this paper I offer an interpretation of status by comparing Abelard’s account of knowledge of universals to Edmund Husserl’s presentations of categorial and eidetic intuition. I argue that status is meant to be understood as something like an ideal object, in Husserl’s sense of the term. First, I present (...)
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  4. Mark K. Spencer (2010). A Reexamination of the Hylomorphic Theory of Death. Review of Metaphysics 63 (4):843-870.
  5. Mark K. Spencer (2007). Full Human Flourishing. Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 81:193-204.
    Human ability to freely choose requires knowledge of human nature and the final end of man. For Aristotle, this end is happiness or full flourishing, whichinvolves various virtues. Modern scholarship has led to debate over which virtues are absolutely necessary. Taking into account the hierarchical nature of the soul and the fact that relationships with the divine and with others are necessary for human flourishing, it can be seen that human flourishing requires contemplation, phronesis and all the moral virtues, as (...)
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