John F. X. Knasas  

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John Francis Xavier Knasas (born 1948) is an American philosopher. He is a leading existential Thomist in the Neo-Thomist movement, best known for engaging such thinkers as Bernard Lonergan, Alasdair MacIntyre and Jeremy Wilkins in disputes over human cognition to affirm a Thomistic epistemology of direct realism and defending the thought of Jacques Maritain, √Čtienne Gilson and Fr. Joseph Owens.

Books

  • Jacques Maritain: The Man and His Metaphysics [1989]
  • The Preface to Thomistic Metaphysics [1991]
  • Thomistic Paper VI (Editor) [1994]
  • Being and Some Twentieth Century Thomists [2003]
  • Aquinas and the Cry of Rachel: Thomistic Reflections on the Problem of Evil (Washington DC: Catholic University of America Press, 2013).




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