Person and Its Constellated Corollaries: Conversing with Thomas Pfau
person, intellect, will, transcendence, the true, good, and beautiful, grace, teleology, Thomas Pfau, Boethius
This essay explores the analysis of the concept of the person Thomas Pfau develops in Minding the Modern. Rolnick highlights the correspondence of the concepts of personhood and incommunicability, and also examines the relationship between personhood, intellect, and will. He further analyzes the correspondence between personhood, transcendence, and grace. He concludes with a question about Pfau’s reading of the history of modernity and the difference between formal and informal historical influences.
Tradition and Discovery