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Frederick Wilhelmsen

Frederick Wilhelmsen
Frederick Wilhelmsen (1923-1996) was a distinguished Roman Catholic philosopher, noted, both as a professor and as a writer, for his explication and advancement of the Thomistic tradition. Dr. Wilhelmsen was Professor at the University of Dallas until his death. He was also a political commentator and a prolific writer whose works included Man's Knowledge Of Reality: An Introduction To Thomistic Epistemology, The Paradoxical Structure of Existence, and The Metaphysics of Love.
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