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(French maritɛ̃)
(Biography) Jacques (ʒak). 1882–1973, French neo-Thomist Roman Catholic philosopher


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Jacques, 1882–1973, French philosopher.
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In 19801 published an introduction to and translation of a manifesto by Jacques Maritain, "On the Common Good" (1934), which merits revisiting in view of next year's elections.
In Jacques Maritain's case, the answer is certain even if one cannot prove it.
After presenting helpful introductions to modern conceptions of law and to modern Roman Catholicism, Teachings considers the contributions of seven influential figures from the twentieth century: Leo XIII, Jacques Maritain, John Courtney Murray, John XXIII, Gustavo Gutierrez, Dorothy Day, and John Paul II.
Jacques Maritain, husband of Raissa, died in 1973, and Marthe Robin the stigmatic died only in 1981.
To the scandal of culturally conservative bourgeois Catholics, he joined the progressive democratic social movement Sillon, which in 1910 was condemned by Plus X for its "democratisme." During the Spanish Civil War he and Georges Bernanos joined with Jacques Maritain in condemning the atrocities of both sides in the conflict and in refusing the title of White Crusade or "holy war" to Franco's military campaign.
(11.) Jacques Maritain, Distinguish to Unite or the Degrees of Knowledge, trans.
The relationship of art to life vexed all of them, and eventually they found clarity of vision and purpose in medieval Catholic thought and art as reinterpreted by the neo-Thomist philosophers Jacques Maritain and Etienne Gilson.
The breathtaking casuistic distinctions developed by Catholics attempting to capture the riddle of free will and grace in Aristotelian-Thomist language do not seem convincing to me, and even Jacques Maritain's attempt to resolve this problem toward the end of his long life smells too much of casuistry.