Mikołaj Krasnodębski

Franciszka Gabryla antropologia i teoria poznania
[Franciszek Gabryl’s Anthropology and Theory of Knowledge]

Article
08 - 2003, pages 207–236
Date of online publication: 15 juin 2015
Date of publication: 01 novembre 2003

Abstract

This paper examines the work in anthropology and epistemology of the Polish neo-scholastic philosopher Franciszek Gabryl. For Gabryl, metaphysics provides the right way to go about inquiring into the cause of all entities. He divides such a study into the general (which he calls ‘ontosophia’) and the particular (which includes psychology). He regards theology as more important than philosophy, and distinguishes between natural and supernatural theology. Regarding anthropology, Gabryl follows in the footsteps of Aristotle and Aquinas by defining ‘human being’ as the union of soul and body. His epistemology is termed ‘noetics’, from the Greek ‘noesis’, meaning ‘the most certain knowledge’. He seeks to impose objectivism on realism and strongly criticises subjectivism, idealism, materialism and agnosticism.

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Krasnodębski, Mikołaj. “ Franciszka Gabryla antropologia i teoria poznania.” Forum Philosophicum 8 (2004): 207–236. doi:10.5840/forphil2003821.

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