By C.S.B., Mario D'Souza,Jonathan R. Seiling

The paintings of the lay Catholic thinker Jacques Maritain (1882-1973) maintains to impress and encourage readers to interact in a Thomistic method of a number of the questions dealing with the area this day. Maritain’s wide-ranging proposal touched on many fields, together with aesthetics, anthropology, academic thought, ethical philosophy, and ethics, in addition to Thomism and its dating to different philosophical stances. In Being on this planet: A Quotable Maritain Reader, Mario O. D’Souza, C.S.B., has chosen seven-hundred and fifty of the main salient quotations present in the English translations of fifty-four works by means of Jacques Maritain. geared up into 40 thematic chapters, ordered alphabetically, the e-book serves as an outline of the components that Maritain's writings addressed. by means of touching on entries in Being on the earth, readers can fast find key passages in Maritain’s writing on a given subject after which flip in different places to the entire texts for extra in-depth examine. entire with an in depth index of keywords, the Reader might be a vital reference instrument for the research of Maritain in English.

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