Roman DarowskiCorresponding author

Józef Alojzy Dmowski SJ (1799-1879) Precursor of the Renewal of Thomism

Article
9 - 2004, pages 241-258
Date of online publication: 29 August 2016
Date of publication: 30 November 2004

Abstract

Józef Alojzy [Josephus Aloisius] Dmowski was one of the precursors of the nineteenth century renewal of Thomism and this was a few dozen years before the promulgation of Pope Leo XIII's encyclical, Aeterni Patris (1879). He was one of the most famous Christian philosophers of the nineteenth century. His work was also the first extensive philosophy textbook of that time which included a l l the disciplines of the time, published by the Jesuits after the re-establishment of the Order in 1814. (The suppression took place in 1773). Until now Dmowski's philosophy has not been the subject of an extensive study. I aim to remedy this in the present article.

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Darowski, Roman. “Józef Alojzy Dmowski SJ (1799-1879): Precursor of the Renewal of Thomism.” Forum Philosophicum 9 (2004): 241–58. doi:10.35765/forphil.2004.0901.15.