THE ACTING PERSON. KAROL WOJTYLA Translated from the Polish by Andrzej Potocki. TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 1. The Experience of Man 2. The Acting Person has 30 ratings and 4 reviews. “Acting person” implies acting consciously, which is not the approach that Wojtyla takes. . Saint Pope John Paul II (Latin: Ioannes Paulus II), born Karol Józef Wojtyła was elected Pope at the. As suppositum metaphysicum, the spirit constitutes the person’s wealth and that of its acts. Keywords: Karol Wojtyla, acting person, vertical experience.

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In this presentation I only examine the free acts of man, his decisions and choices, as related to the analysis of the fundamental experience of the I can, but am not constrained to do this and to the woktyla of person as the effective cause of its own actions. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Return to Book Page. History of Western Philosophy. A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture. He promulgated the Catechism of the Catholic Church in the light of Tradition as authoritatively interpreted by the Second Vatican Council.

Aug 11, Robert rated it it was amazing. The author sees this expression as an emphasis on the significance of the individual living in community and on the person in the process of performing an action. But if The Acting Person is being read in the afterlife, it remains generally unknown among Earth-bound philosophers, particularly English speakers.

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Log In Sign Up. The Church then faced the new epoch, receiving his instructions in the Apostolic Letter Novo Millennio ineunte, in which he indicated to the faithful their future path. He considerably expanded the College of Cardinals, creating Cardinals actiing one in pectore in 9 consistories. We must also remember the numerous government personalities he encountered during 38 official visits, audiences and meetings held with Heads of State, and audiences and meetings with Prime Ministers.

Tutte le opere filosofiche e saggi integrative Giovanni Reale and Tadeusz Styczen eds. History of Western Philosophy.

This article has no associated abstract. Andrzej Potocki – – Analecta Husserliana Indeed, experience is the only place where reality reveals itself to our cognitive faculties; thus the ensuing question is: This neglect can be attributed to several causes, one of which is that Karol Wojtyla was elected pope shortly before The Acting Person was published. Here is the conclusion of this study: Fernandes – – Christian Bioethics 7 3: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Understanding Man as a Subject and a Person: The 19 WYDs celebrated during his pontificate brought together millions of young people from all over the world. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.

Sign in Create an account. Find it on Scholar. Wojtyla, “The Acting Person”. Kevin Lee rated it it was amazing Jan 03, The Thomist 45 3: Help Center Find new research papers in: Skousgaard – – International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 13 1: Scheler, Max, Person and Self-Value. PCL rated it really liked it Jun 21, Given that most native English speakers are not going to read the original in Polish not that that would settle the case, as I [End Page 77] explain belowThe Acting Person is stuck in limbo.


In supreme acts, humans have absolute pre-eminence, as argued by Saint Thomas Aquinas, for whom existence is an act, formal in the highest degree, absolute perfection, or maximal actuality.

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His pontificate, one of the longest in the history of the Church, lasted nearly 27 years. More than 17, pilgrims participated in the General Audiences held on Wednesdays more thannot counting other special audiences and religious ceremonies [more than 8 million pilgrims during the Great Jubilee of the Year alone], and the millions of faithful he met during pastoral visits in Italy and throughout the world.

His love for young people brought him to establish the World Youth Days. Analecta Husserliana 1 – 10 of 54 books.

Driven by his pastoral solicitude for all Churches and by a sense of openness and charity to the entire human race, John Paul II exercised the Petrine ministry with a tireless missionary spirit, dedicating it all his energy.

Pg Muscari – – Journal of Mind and Behavior 9 1: Open Preview See a Problem? In fact, the experienced realities that Wojtyla describes through his modern approach are shown to be completely compatible with St.