[FL 2820]  Person, Truth, and Freedom

Semester II
wednesday 16:30 - 18:15

Course Information

Professor: KAMPOWSKI, Stephan Martin
Email: [email protected]
Language: English

Semester II
wednesday 16:30 - 18:15


. What does it mean to speak about “persons”?

  1. The relation between truth and freedom
  2. Modern “scientism”: its history and implications
  3. The freedom to promise and to forgive
  4. Building the Kingdom on earth? A critique of social and technological utopianism
  5. The truth and meaning of our mortality


Bibliography : H. Jonas, The Imperative of Responsibility, Chicago 1984. S. Kampowski, Embracing Our Finitude. Exercises in a Christian Anthropology, Oregon 2018. J. Ratzinger, “Truth and Freedom”, Communio 23 (1996), pp. 16-35. R. Spaemann, Persons. The Difference between “Someone” and “Something”, Oxford 2006. K. Wojtyła, Person and Community. Selected Essays. New York 1993.
S. KAMPOWSKI Mon 16.30-18.15