Faith and reason in theory and practice Some reflections on the responsibility of the philosopher in teaching ethics at a Catholic university

The responsibility of the Catholic philosopher in teaching ethics is questioned and the relationship between theology and philosophy is examined. It is analyzed, based on the encyclical's terms that the very distinction between theology and philosophy is problematic and concludes by considering the...

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Journal Title: American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly Vol. 80; no. 1; pp. 23 - 40
Author: Bernard G. Prusak
Format: Article
Published: 2006
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Summary: The responsibility of the Catholic philosopher in teaching ethics is questioned and the relationship between theology and philosophy is examined. It is analyzed, based on the encyclical's terms that the very distinction between theology and philosophy is problematic and concludes by considering the significance of this distinction as the responsibility of the Catholic philosopher.
ISSN: 1051-3558
DOI: 10.5840/acpq200680141