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Man as "Creator of Himself". The Current Relevance of K. Wojtyla's Thought about Freedom

Título de la revista: SCRIPTA THEOLOGICA
ISSN: 0036-9764
Volumen: 52
Número: 3
Páginas: 647 - 674
Fecha de publicación: 2020
The tooth anniversary of K. Wojtyla might be a good occasion to revisit his philosophical proposal, considering wether it is still significant for the present time. In this article, we start with a simple description of our present mentality, focusing on five values or ideals. Secondly, we consider five concepts which are central to the description of Freedom in the most important philosophical work of the Author, Person and Act, showing how these concepts can be an answer for today's concerns, while, at the same time, make it necessary to enlarge their fundamental conceptions. These five concepts are: Self-Determination, Integration, Personalistic Value, Self-Realization and Participation.