Education at the Crossroads by Jacques MaritainEducation at the Crossroads by Jacques Maritain

Education at the Crossroads

byJacques Maritain

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One of the most eminent Catholic philosophers of our time explores the American system of education.  He believes that it must be based on the Christian idea of man being “more a whole than a part, and more independent than servile.”  In his view education is concerned with “making a man”—a man with “deep-rooted independence with regard to common opinion.”  This book is devoted to discovering how that can come about. 
T. S. Eliot once called Jacques Maritain "the most conspicuous figure and probably the most powerful force in contemporary philosophy." His wife and devoted intellectual companion, Raissa Maritain, was of Jewish descent but joined the Catholic church with him in 1906. Maritain studied under Henri Bergson but was dissatisfied with his t...
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Title:Education at the CrossroadsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:130 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.68 inPublisher:Yale University Press

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ISBN - 10:0300001630

ISBN - 13:9780300001631

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Jacques Maritain, one of the most eminent Catholic philosophers of our time, explores in this book the American system of education.