Being in the World: A Quotable Maritain Reader

University of Notre Dame Pess
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The work of the lay Catholic philosopher Jacques Maritain (1882-1973) continues to provoke and inspire readers to engage in a Thomistic approach to many of the questions facing the world today. Maritain’s wide-ranging thought touched on many fields, including aesthetics, anthropology, educational theory, moral philosophy, and ethics, as well as Thomism and its relationship to other philosophical stances. In Being in the World: A Quotable Maritain Reader, Mario O. D’Souza, C.S.B., has selected seven hundred and fifty of the most salient quotations found in the English translations of fifty-four works by Jacques Maritain. Organized into forty thematic chapters, ordered alphabetically, the book serves as an overview of the areas that Maritain's writings addressed. By referring to entries in Being in the World, readers can quickly locate key passages in Maritain’s writing on a given topic and then turn elsewhere to the full texts for more in-depth study. Complete with a detailed index of key terms, the Reader will be an essential reference tool for the study of Maritain in English.
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About the author

Mario O. D'Souza, C.S.B., is dean emeritus of the Faculty of Theology at the University of St. Michael's College, Toronto, where he holds the Basilian Fathers Chair in Religion and Education.

Jonathan R. Seiling is an independent scholar affiliated with the University of Toronto.

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Publisher
University of Notre Dame Pess
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Published on
Oct 15, 2014
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Pages
328
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ISBN
9780268077846
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Language
English
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Genres
Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Philosophy / Reference
Religion / Philosophy
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