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Education at the Crossroads.

By: Maritain, Jacques.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut., Yale University Press.: 1962

Seller ID: 29066

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; vi - (2) - 120 pp. Red, white and light gray covers with black lettering. First published in 1943, this is the fifth soft cover printing. Written during the Second World War and influenced by the temper of the times, these 'talks' were first given at Yale as the Terry Lectures and are presented in a slightly expanded form here. Two page index of proper names at the back. The book shows mild wear to the cover edges and the spine is faded.. Otherwise, 'tis clean and tight. View more info

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The Peasant of the Garonne: An Old Layman Questions Himself about the Present Time.

By: Maritain, Jacques.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York., Holt, Rhinehart and Winston.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32806

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; vii - (3) - 277 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt and white lettering on the spine, gilt device on front board. The text block head edge is stained a pale yellow as issued. Translated from the French of 1966 "Le Paysan de la Garonne: Un vieux laïc s'interroge à propos du temps présent" by Michael Cuddihy and Elizabeth Hughes. First published in English in February of 1968, this is a stated first edition on the copyright page. Maritain wrote this when he was 85 years old. He takes apart the "modern theology" for he sees the new trends as kneeling before... View more info

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Confession de foi.

By: Maritain, Jacques.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York., Editions De La Maison Francaise: 1941

Seller ID: 11448

Condition: Good+


8vo - 22 x 17 cm.; 42 - [6] pp. Ivory covers with a yap on the fore edge of the covers. Originally published by Simon and Schuster in 1939 as one of the reflections in "I Believe" - a collection edited by Clifton Fadiman and put together so as to provide ". . . a spiritual and intellectual last will and testament to our generation . . ." Rather humbling to read now. The essay is a faithful translation of the original English of 1939 with some minor additions. As to condition: the covers are soiled, the yapped fore edge is creased and the fore edge corners are splayed. Interior is clean. This e... View more info

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Education at the Crossroads.

By: Maritain, Jacques.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut., Yale University Press: 1961

Seller ID: 25072

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; vi - (2) - 120 pp. Red, white and light gray covers with black lettering. First published in 1943, this is the third soft cover printing. Written during the Second World War and influenced by the temper of the times, these 'talks' were first given at Yale as the Terry Lectures and are presented in a slightly expanded form here. Two page index of proper names at the back. The book shows mild wear to the cover edges and some slight scuffing of the covers. Otherwise, 'tis clean and tight. View more info

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Scholasticism and Politics.

By: Maritain, Jacques.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Garden City, New York., Image / Doubleday: 1960

Seller ID: 19167

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18 x 10.5 cm.; 233 pp. A massmarket paperback. First published in 1940, this translation has been edited by Mortimer J. Adler. Contents: Integral Humanism and the Crisis of Modern Times, Science and Philosophy, The Human Person and Society, Democracy and Authority, The Thomist Idea of Freedom, Freudianism and Psychoanalysis, Action and Contemplation, Catholic Action and Political Action, Christianity and Earthly Civilization s. Light wear on cover, former owner's stamp on verso of front cover and card pocket on verso of back cover; otherwise, binding sturdy and text pages clean. View more info

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Christianity and Democracy.

By: Maritain, Jacques.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: London, UK., Geoffrey Bles / The Centenary Press.: 1946

Seller ID: 28576

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; 63 - (1) pp. Black cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. First published in English in 1945, this is the second printing. From the author's preface of October 2, 1943: "This little book was written during the summer of 1942, at a time when the outcome of the war could still seem very disquieting. It appeared in French early in the Spring of 1943, at a time when, whatever acts of desparation or machiavellianism Germany might yet try, her defeat and that of her partners seemed almost cetrtain." The 1943 French edition "Christianisme et dé... View more info

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The Range of Reason.

By: Maritain, Jacques.

Price: $5.20

Publisher: New York., Charles Scribner's Sons.: 1952

Seller ID: 29063

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xii - 227 pp. First published in 1942, this is the soft cover edition. "Divided into two parts, 'Human Knowledge and Metaphysics' and 'Faith and the Human Community', the 'Range of Reason' begins with an appreciation of what human knowledge is, its diversity and its value. Among other things Professor Maritain discusses such topics as 'The Immortality of the Soul', 'A New Approach to God' and 'The Meaning of Contemporary Atheism'. Part Two speaks in more specific terms". One page index of names. Minor wear to the covers and a previous owner's namemon the first (half-... View more info

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Christianity and Democracy.

By: Maritain, Jacques.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: London, UK., Geoffrey Bles / The Centenary Press.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27890

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; 63 - (1) pp. Black cloth over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. From the author's preface of October 2, 1943: "This little book was written during the summer of 1942, at a time when the outcome of the war could still seem very disquieting. It appeared in French early in the Spring of 1943, at a time when, whatever acts of desparation or machiavellianism Germany might yet try, her defeat and that of her partners seemed almost cetrtain." The 1943 French edition "Christianisme et démocratie" was translated into English by Doris C. Anson. Mino... View more info

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Education at the Crossroads.

By: Maritain, Jacques.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut., Yale University Press: 1944

Seller ID: 27908

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; x - 120 pp. Light gray/blue cloth over boards with dark blue lettering on the spine. First published in 1943, this is the third printing. Written during the Second World War and influenced by the temper of the times, these 'talks' were first given at Yale as the twentieth series of Dwight Harrington Terry Lectures and are presented in a slightly expanded form here. The three lectures are: "The Aim of Education", "The Dynamics of Education" and "The Trials of Present-Day Education". Two page index of proper names at the back. The book shows mild wear... View more info

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The Social and Political Philosophy of Jacques Maritain; Selected Readings.

By: Maritain, Jacques. (selected by Joseph W. Evans and Leo R. Ward).

Price: $9.60

Publisher: London, UK., Geoffrey Bles.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27470

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 375 pp. Red cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine. Three page preface by Jacques Maritain written while he was at Princeton University. Three page index of names at the back. The book shows only mild wear to the spine tips and the bottom fore corners of the boards, and is otherwise clean and tight. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info