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Gilson, Etienne 1884-1978

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Works: 988 works in 4,235 publications in 7 languages and 62,860 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Performer, Commentator, Dedicatee, Adapter, Correspondent, Translator, Interviewee, Other, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Contributor, Speaker
Classifications: B765.T54, 189.4
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The spirit of mediæval philosophy by Etienne Gilson ( Book )
44 editions published between 1936 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All these lectures converge to this conclusion: that the Middle Ages produced, besides a Christian literature and a Christian art as everyone admits, this very Christian philosophy which is a matter of dispute. No one, of course, maintains that this mediaeval philosophy was created out of nothing, nor yet that all mediaeval philosophy was Christian -- just as no one maintains that mediaeval literature and art were created out of nothing or were wholly Christian. - Preface
History of Christian philosophy in the Middle Ages by Etienne Gilson ( Book )
41 editions published between 1954 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
God and philosophy by Etienne Gilson ( Book )
49 editions published between 1941 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this work, the eminent Catholic philosopher Etienne Gilson deals with one of the most important and perplexing metaphysical problems: the relation between our notion of God and demonstrations of his existence. Gilson examines Greek, Christian, and modern philosophy as well as the thinking that has grown out of our age of science in this fundamental analysis of the problem of God."--BOOK JACKET
Reason and revelation in the middle ages by Etienne Gilson ( Book )
46 editions published between 1938 and 1983 in English and held by 1,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Etienne Gilson, French historian and philosopher, was born in 1884. Member of the French Academy and Director of the Institute of Medieval Studies at Toronto, he is the author of, among many brilliant works, The Spirit of Medieval Philosophy and The Unity of Philosophical Experience
Heloise and Abelard by Etienne Gilson ( Book )
33 editions published between 1951 and 2004 in English and German and held by 1,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Painting and reality by Etienne Gilson ( Book )
39 editions published between 1957 and 1968 in English and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Christian philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas by Etienne Gilson ( Book )
37 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this final edition of his classic study of St. Thomas Aquinas, Etienne Gilson presents the sweeping range and organic unity of Thomistic philosophical thought. Gilson demonstrates that Aquinas drew from a wide spectrum of sources in the development of his thought -- from Aristotle, to the Arabic and Jewish philosophers of his time, as well as from Christian writers. What results is an insightful introduction to the thought of Aquinas and the Scholastic philosophy of the Middles Ages. -- Publisher description
The unity of philosophical experience by Etienne Gilson ( Book )
44 editions published between 1937 and 1999 in English and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Lectures given at Harvard university in the first half of the academic year 1936-37 "--Foreword Bibliography: p 321-324
The Christian philosophy of Saint Augustine by Etienne Gilson ( Book )
24 editions published between 1930 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
English equivalent of Introduction a l'etude de saint Augustin, 2 ed., Paris, Vrin 1943
Recent philosophy: Hegel to the present by Etienne Gilson ( Book )
9 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Modern philosophy : Descartes to Kant by Etienne Gilson ( Book )
14 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forms and substances in the arts by Etienne Gilson ( Book )
6 editions published between 1966 and 2001 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The arts of the beautiful by Etienne Gilson ( Book )
11 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas : authorised translation from the third revised & enlarged edition of 'Le thomisme' by Etienne Gilson ( Book )
67 editions published between 1924 and 1993 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The present revival of interest in the name and work of St. Thomas Aquinas is a fact which is bound to impress even the most superficial observer. In fact, nobody thinks of denying it; but, since it disturbs the set habits of some, the attempt has been made to give it an unfavourable interpretation in order to escape the duty to take an interest in it. It is - so it has been said - a merely artificial return to an obsolete scholasticism, a movement, political-religious rather than strictly philosophical; what has not been alleged and invented to explain a movement of ideas whose depth and vitality are sufficient to disprove so mean an origin!
Elements of Christian philosophy by Etienne Gilson ( Book )
26 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The theological method of St. Thomas Aquinas considered as the cornerstone of Christian philosophy, by a contemporary French Roman Catholic philosopher
Being and some philosophers by Etienne Gilson ( Book )
24 editions published between 1949 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The philosophy of St. Bonaventure by Etienne Gilson ( Book )
18 editions published between 1938 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discours de la méthode : pour bein [sic] conduire sa raison et chercher la verité dans les sciences = Discourse on the method : of conducting one's reason well and of seeking the truth in the sciences : a bilingual edition and an interpretation of René Descartes' philosophy of method by René Descartes ( Book )
118 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Dans son Discours de la méthode, Descartes semble annoncer Le Corbusier quand il rêve de villes tracées au cordeau, délivrées du désordre médiéval, et qu'il compare l'empilement chaotique des savoirs hérités de la tradition à ces constructions de guingois encombrant le coeur de la capitale. Déplorant la confusion de leur agencement et magnifiant la transparence des édifices rationnels, Descartes formule le projet utopique d'un futur proche où l'homme se serait rendu "comme maître et possesseur de la nature". Relire le Discours de la méthode c'est à cet égard remonter à la source des fantasmes prométhéens de la modernité. Cependant, Descartes redevient philosophe dès lors qu'il rejoint sa chambre et nous invite, à son instar, à nous arrêter en chemin pour tester la solidité de nos certitudes. C'est à l'âge d'homme, quand le savoir accumulé obscurcit l'esprit, qu'il faut savoir s'offrir, au moins une fois en sa vie, le luxe du doute. Faites place nette sur votre table de chevet pour y déposer, comme une purge aux vertus cathartiques, ce texte radicalement moderne!"--[Source inconnue]
Wisdom and love in Saint Thomas Aquinas by Etienne Gilson ( Book )
13 editions published between 1951 and 1995 in English and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The city of God by Augustine ( )
4 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gilson, É.
Gilson, E. 1884-1978
Gilson, E. (Etienne), 1884-1978
Gilson, E. H. 1884-1978
Gilson, E. H. (Etienne Henry), 1884-1978
Gilson, Etienme 1884-1978
Gilson, Étienne
Gilson, Étienne 1884-1978
Gilson, Etienne H. 1884-1978
Gilson , Étienne Henry
Gilson, Étienne Henry 1884-
Gilson Étienne-Henry 1884-1978
Gilson, Stefan.
Gilson, Stefan 1884-1978
Zhilʹson, Ėtʹen Anri 1884-1978
Žil'son, Ėt'en 1884-1978
Žilsons, Etjēns 1884-1978
Žīlsūn, Ityān 1884-1978
Жильсон, Этьен 1884-1978
إتين جلسون، 1884-1978
ジルソン, É
ジルソン, エチエンヌ
ジルソン, エティエンヌ
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