The author of this volume rightly pours scorn on such vain pretensions; but the argument falls into the other vanity and gets embroiled in philosophy of knowledge
, rationality, and reality.
Garcia delivered the presidential address "From Neighbor-Love to Utilitarianism, and Back: Uncovering Some Structures and Dynamics for Ethical Theory." Remi Brague delivered the Aquinas medalist's address "On the Need for Philosophy of Nature and on Aquinas's Help in Sketching One." Another 18 papers appear in sections on plenary sessions, philosophy of religion, metaphysics, ethics, philosophy of knowledge
, Thomism, philosophy of the human person, ethics and politics, and Catholic philosophy and education.
He discusses Keynes's struggles against Victorian morality; critique of the philosophy of knowledge
; attitudes towards conservatism, liberalism, communism, and fascism; understandings of money, employment, and international monetary relations; and efforts as a patron and organizer of the arts.
To think being at the "edge of time," which is, at the same time, the edge and possibility of beings and the "site" where dwells the potentiality of being altogether (Negri, 2003b), is the essential activity of any critical philosophy (Derrida, 1982; Heidegger, 1996; Dalton, 2002; Negri, 2003a, 2003b;), including a critical philosophy of knowledge
and, today, information.