Maritain, Jacques

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Dates:
Birth 1882-11-18
Death 1973-04-28
French
French, English

Biographical notes:

Jacques Maritain, a French philosopher and man of letters, was French Ambassador to the Vatican from 1945 to 1948, professor of philosophyat Princeton University from 1948 to 1952 and continued to make his home in Princeton until 1960. His works include TRUE HUMANISM (1936, tr. 1938); ART AND SCHOLASTICISM (1920, tr. 1929); ON THE USE OF PHILOSOPHY (1961).

From the description of The responsibility of the artist : typescript, ca. 1960 / by Jacques Maritain. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 74217097

French philosopher and professor at Princeton.

From the description of Jacques Maritain/Godfrey Schmidt correspondence, 1944-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155542006

Philosopher. Born in France and raised there as a Protestant, he converted to Catholicism in 1906. He served as a professor at the Institut Catholique in Paris (1913-1940) and at the Institute of Mediaeval Studies in Toronto (1940-1960).

From the description of Papers, 1922-1960. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 25516090

Epithet: French philosopher

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000207.0x0003d5

Thomist philosopher, professor at Princeton University.

From the description of Manuscript and letter, 1927-1949. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 24002703

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  • Nuclear warfare--Moral and ethical aspects
  • Art--Philosophy
  • Art and morals
  • Atheism
  • Human rights
  • Thomists
  • Ethics in art
  • Antisemitism
  • Liberty
  • Peace

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