John Daniel Wild  

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“The world is made up of contingent, substantial entities existing in an order of real relations, which is independent of human opinion and desire."--John Daniel Wild, found in "The Present Relevance of Catholic Theology," in Edward D. Myers (ed.), Christianity and Reason (New York, 1951), p. 26.

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

John Daniel Wild (April 10, 1902 – October 23, 1972) was a twentieth-century American philosopher. Wild began his philosophical career as an empiricist and realist but became an important proponent of existentialism and phenomenology in the United States.

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