To understand what it means to discover truth, to act in freedom, to be creative, to live authentically, and to aspire to transcend the time and space dimension is the intent of this book. The subject is treated thematically through the analysis of the opposites of materialism and immaterialism with a reconciliation of the two in selected traditional and contemporary philosophies.
The Author: Dr. Steger received a doctorate in philosophy from The Catholic University of America and is now a professor at St. John's Unversity. Published works include treatises on epistemology, esthetics, and Zen Buddhism. Dr. Steger has applied philosophy to such practical undertakings as peace corp volunteer work in Latin America and the Far East, architectural design and construction, as well as art projects, having received an International Grumbacher Award for painting.