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Gilson, Etienne 1884-1978

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Works: 932 works in 4,496 publications in 11 languages and 64,557 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Biography  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Annotator, Honoree, Performer, Other, Commentator, Speaker, Contributor, pre, Director, Adapter, Auctioneer, Correspondent, Translator, Interviewee, Dedicatee
Classifications: B765.T54, 189.4
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Heloise and Abelard by Etienne Gilson( Book )
108 editions published between 1930 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 2,203 libraries worldwide
Quelle est donc la leçon des faits? Qu'Abélard fut le premier homme moderne? Qu'Héloïse fut la première femme moderne? Nous nous contenterions de bien moins : qu'au moment d'enfermer le Moyen Age ou la Renaissance dans une de ces définitions brillantes qui leur sont chères, les historiens de la littérature se souviennent de cette folle petite Française, hantée par l'idéal de la grandeur romaine comme par celle de la grandeur chrétienne, qui ne sut jamais au juste si elle était l'Eustochium d'un nouveau Saint Jérôme ou la Cornélie d'un nouveau Pompée, et qui, prenant le voile à Argenteuil pour l'amour d'un homme, se consacra pour toujours à Dieu en récitant des vers de la Pharsale. Car enfin, ce drame passionnel est bien une histoire du XIIe siècle. On peut le lire comme une histoire chrétienne et c'en est véritablement une
The Christian philosophy of Saint Augustine by Etienne Gilson( Book )
88 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,185 libraries worldwide
English equivalent of Introduction a l'etude de saint Augustin, 2 ed., Paris, Vrin 1943
Dante the philosopher by Etienne Gilson( Book )
67 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,091 libraries worldwide
Philosophical ideas of the Renaissance poet, as expressed in his "Divine Comedy", "Vita Nuova", "The banquet", and other works
The spirit of mediæval philosophy by Etienne Gilson( Book )
50 editions published between 1936 and 1993 in English and held by 2,041 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 )
49 editions published between 1954 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,909 libraries worldwide
God and philosophy by Etienne Gilson( Book )
68 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,865 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."--Jacket
The philosophy of St. Bonaventure by Etienne Gilson( Book )
76 editions published between 1923 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,623 libraries worldwide
Reason and revelation in the middle ages by Etienne Gilson( Book )
49 editions published between 1938 and 1983 in English and held by 1,622 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
The Christian philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas by Etienne Gilson( Book )
48 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,596 libraries worldwide
VMC Library owns two copies of this work
The unity of philosophical experience by Etienne Gilson( Book )
53 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,484 libraries worldwide
"It is the proper aim and scope of the present book to show that the history of philosophy makes philosophical sense, and to define its meaning in regard to the nature of philosophical knowledge itself. For that reason, the various doctrines, as well as the definite parts of those doctrines, which have been taken into account in this volume, should not be considered as arbitrarily selected fragments from some abridged description of medieval and modern philosophy, but as a series of concrete philosophical experiments especially chosen for their dogmatic significance. Each of them represents a definite attempt to deal with philosophical knowledge according to a certain method, and all of them, taken together, make up a philosophical experience. The fact that all those experiments have yielded the same result will, as I hope, justify the common conclusion ... that there is a centuries-long experience of what philosophical knowledge is--and that such an experience exhibits a remarkable unity." [Foreword]
The arts of the beautiful by Etienne Gilson( Book )
32 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,339 libraries worldwide
The mystical theology of Saint Bernard by Etienne Gilson( Book )
89 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,320 libraries worldwide
The philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas by Etienne Gilson( Book )
101 editions published between 1924 and 1993 in English and held by 1,306 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!
Recent philosophy: Hegel to the present by Etienne Gilson( Book )
10 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
Modern philosophy : Descartes to Kant by Etienne Gilson( Book )
8 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and held by 1,128 libraries worldwide
Forms and substances in the arts by Etienne Gilson( Book )
7 editions published between 1966 and 2001 in English and held by 1,060 libraries worldwide
Being and some philosophers by Etienne Gilson( Book )
30 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,058 libraries worldwide
The study of being was one of the main preoccupations of Gilson's scholarly and intellectual life. Being and Some Philosophers is at once a testament to the persistence of these concerns and an important landmark in the history of the question of being. The book charts the ways in which being is translated across history, from unity in Plato and substance in Aristotle to essence in Avicenna and the act of existence in Aquinas. It examines the vicissitudes of essence and existence in Suarez and Christian Wolff, in Hegel and Kierkegaard, in order to uncover the metaphysical and existential foundations of modern thought. And yet Being and Some Philosophers remains not so much an historical investigation (although it could only have been written by a scholar steeped in the history of philosophy) but, in the words of its author, "a philosophical book, and a dogmatically philosophical one at that." Its passionate vigour has proven, over many years, at once fresh and provocative. Indeed, the appendix to this revised edition contains critiques of the book by two Thomists as well as Gilson's replies to their objections
Elements of Christian philosophy by Etienne Gilson( Book )
31 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,043 libraries worldwide
The theological method of St. Thomas Aquinas considered as the cornerstone of Christian philosophy, by a contemporary French Roman Catholic philosopher
Painting and reality by Etienne Gilson( Book )
2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 989 libraries worldwide
A Gilson reader; selected writings by Etienne Gilson( Book )
19 editions published between 1957 and 1962 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Étienne Gilson filosofo e storico francese
Étienne Gilson filozof francuski, historyk filozofii
Étienne Gilson Frans filosoof
Étienne Gilson französischer Philosoph
Étienne Gilson French historian and philosopher
Etjenas Žilsonas
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
Етьєн Жільсон
Жильсон, Этьен
Жильсон, Этьен 1884-1978
إتيان جيلسون
إتين جلسون، 1884-1978
اتین ژیلسون تاریخ‌نگار و فیلسوف فرانسوی
에티엔 질송
질송, E. 1884-1978
질송, 에티엔 앙리 1884-1978
질송, 에티엔느 1884-1978
エティエンヌ・ジルソン
ジルソン, É.
ジルソン, エチエンヌ
ジルソン, エティエンヌ
埃基安·吉尔森
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English (708)
French (305)
Spanish (28)
German (27)
Italian (16)
Polish (4)
Hungarian (1)
Russian (1)
Latin (1)
Korean (1)
Dutch (1)
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