Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Maritain, ioned. The Degrees of Knowledge is a book by the philosopher Jacques Maritain, his major contribution to epistemology. It was first published in English. Jacques Maritain. London: G. Blackwell. Naturalized Epistemology and Degrees of Knowledge. Jacques Maritain – – University of Notre Dame Press.

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Following his lectures in Toronto at the beginning ofhe moved to the United States, teaching at Princeton University and Columbia When a positive law acts against the natural law, it is, strictly speaking, not a law.

The Man and His Metaphysics. Both were struck by the spiritual aridity of French intellectual life and made a vow to commit suicide within a year should they not find some answer to the apparent meaninglessness of life. Again, though generally considered to be a Thomist, the extent to which he was is a matter of some debate. Dancy et al ed. Maritain’s political philosophy and his philosophy of law are clearly related to his moral philosophy.

There is, Maritain holds, a single natural law governing all beings with a human nature.

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Kim rated it really liked it Nov 10, Collection “Presences,” Plon, As a characteristic of the practical intellect, art is not a speculative or a theoretical activity; it aims not just at knowing, but at doing. The Maritain Volume of The Thomist. This article jacquds no associated abstract. The philosophy of nature, then, is a deductive science that remains at this first level of abstraction.


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Dieu et la permission du mal. A key notion in Maritain’s moral philosophy is that of human freedom.

Showing best matches Show all copies. Academic Tools How to cite this degrews. Some recent defences of Thomistic epistemology e.

The Spirituality of Human Consciousness: In general, Maritain sees his task — and the task of Mraitain in general — as being “to renovate” Aquinas’s thought, “a task whose novelty may well be greater than [Thomists] themselves realise” Preface to Metaphysicspp.

Marquette University Press, Maritain’s critical realism holds that what the mind knows is identical with what exists. French philosophy itself was seen as incompatible with Catholic theology.

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While certainly no longer central in contemporary debate in aesthetics, Maritain’s views continue to have a broad audience. As one might expect, Maritain’s metaphysics follows in the tradition of that of St Thomas Aquinas, but it is far from a summary or restatement of Aquinas’s views. Kelly – – European Journal of Philosophy 24 3: Jacques Maritain, Emmanuel Mounier The activity of artistic creation is clearly something that is carried out jwcques a subject. Allen and Unwin, Louisiana State University Press, Maritain’s work in epistemology, though clearly essential to his political and religious thought and to his aesthetics, has not, however, had the reception Maritain would have held it deserved.


Les fondements thomistes du personnalisme de Maritain. With the outbreak of war at the end ofMaritain decided not to return to France. Freedom in the Modern World: Collection “Courier de Iles. Specifically, Maritain writes, natural philosophy penetrates to the nature of its object.

Except where indicated otherwise, place of publication is Paris. Nevertheless, Maritain also held that it was reasonable to believe even in the absence of such arguments or evidence. Erjon rated it liked it Nov 21, Sheed and Ward, Lectures in Latin America in led to him being named as a corresponding member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters, but also to being the object of a campaign of vilification.

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