The Philosophical Catechism of Fr. Cornelio Fabro: A Fabrian Overview

I. From the historical-genetic point of view, the most remarkable aspects of Fabro’s thought should be considered in relation with his sources (St. Thomas, Kierkegaard) and with his principle interlocutors (Hegel, Heidegger). Their consideration is also necessary for the reconstruction of both his speculative itinerary and his project of essential Thomism. In addition one ought … Continue reading The Philosophical Catechism of Fr. Cornelio Fabro: A Fabrian Overview

Aquinas’s Five Ways & Biblical Commentary

I recently stumbled upon this section of an essay by Fr. Cornelio Fabro titled, The Proofs of the Existence of God, where he identifies a "complement to the five ways" in Aquinas’s biblical commentary on the Gospel of St. John. “4. Critical Note on the Five Ways The criticisms inspired by modern thought, though perhaps easier to … Continue reading Aquinas’s Five Ways & Biblical Commentary

Fr. Cornelio Fabro on the Problem of Modern Philosophy

"A life devoted to thought is always arduous. In our day, however, philosophical reflection meets with almost insurmountable difficulties; indeed, the very role of philosophy is in crisis. The prodigious and unbounded development of science and technology, which bids fair to change the shape of world and the structure of nations, would appear to quite … Continue reading Fr. Cornelio Fabro on the Problem of Modern Philosophy