The Center for Josef Pieper Studies (JPA) introduces itself:

The CENTER for JOSEF PIEPER STUDIES is affiliated with the Faculty of Theology in Paderborn/Germany in connection with the chair in Systematic Philosophy.


Since 2008 the Center for Josef Pieper Studies has been dealing with Josef Pieper's complete works by:


  • making his literary legacy accessible
  • providing current bibliographical information
  • supervising academic papers
  • coordinating research
  • international communication
  • publication and public relations


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About Pieper:

Josef Pieper (1904-1997) was professor of philosophical anthropology at the University of Münster/Germany; he was a member of several academies and received numerous awards and distinctions, among them the International Balzan Prize for outstanding achievements in the field of humanities. [more...]


Please inform the editorial staff about any publications on Josef Pieper.

:: Bibliography of Primary Lit.

:: Bibliography of Secondary Lit.

:: Monographs

:: Translations

Literature Research:

:: Sources

:: Libraries

Book Order:

Studies of Philosophy

:: Major Fields of Study

:: Final Degrees

:: Courses and Seminars

:: Contact


Philosophical studies are among the main institutional focuses of the Faculty of Theology in Paderborn in cooperation with the University of Paderborn. [more...]