Introduction to Philosophy

Introduction to Philosophy

by Jacques Maritain
     
 

Roman Catholic French philosopher and political thinker Maritain (1882-1973) was a principal exponent of Thomism and interpreter of Thomas Aquinas in the 20th century. He explains the system of Aristotle and St. Thomas and uses it to judge the important systems that followed each other over the previous three centuries. There is no index. No date or publisher is cited… See more details below

Overview

Roman Catholic French philosopher and political thinker Maritain (1882-1973) was a principal exponent of Thomism and interpreter of Thomas Aquinas in the 20th century. He explains the system of Aristotle and St. Thomas and uses it to judge the important systems that followed each other over the previous three centuries. There is no index. No date or publisher is cited for the original, presumably French, publication. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742550520
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Series:
A Sheed and Ward Classic Series
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.69(d)

Meet the Author

Jacques Maritain was one of the most prolific Catholic philosophers of the 20th century.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 2 Preface 3 Author's Introduction Part 4 The Nature of Philosophy Chapter 5 Philosophic Thought Before Philosophy in the Strict Sense Chapter 6 Pre-Socratic Philosophers Chapter 7 Sophists and Socrates Chapter 8 Plato and Aristotle Chapter 9 Definition of Philosophy Chapter 10 Philosophy and the Special Sciences Chapter 11 Philosophy and Theology Chapter 12 Philosophy and Common Sense Part 13 The Classification of Philosophy Chapter 14 Main Divisions of Philosophy Chapter 15 Logic Chapter 16 Philosophy of Mathematics and the Philosophy of Nature Chapter 17 Criticism (Epistemology) Chapter 18 Ontology: Essence Chapter 19 Ontology: Substance and Accident Chapter 20 Ontology: Act and Potentiality Chapter 21 Theodicy Chapter 22 The Philosopy of Art; Ethics

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