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Gilson, Étienne 1884-1978

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History of Christian philosophy in the Middle Ages by Étienne Gilson( Book )

66 editions published between 1950 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christian philosophy of Saint Augustine by Étienne Gilson( Book )

125 editions published between 1924 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 2,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English equivalent of Introduction a l'etude de saint Augustin, 2 ed., Paris, Vrin 1943
Dante the philosopher by Etienne Gilson( Book )

98 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophical ideas of the Renaissance poet, as expressed in his "Divine Comedy", "Vita Nuova", "The banquet", and other works
Heloise and Abelard by Etienne Gilson( Book )

117 editions published between 1930 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 2,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When I announced in the calendar of the Collège de France for the year 1936-37 a course of lectures on The Medieval Origins of Humanism, it was not difficult to foresee that I should have to deal with Abélard. This indeed is what happened. On the other hand, I was very far from realizing that I should have to devote quite as much attention to Héloïse as to Abélard himself, and that, once entered into their story, I should find it very difficult to leave off, not only because it is, indeed, so fascinating in itself, but because it is a kind of touchstone serving to test and evaluate the various definitions of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance which turn up from time to time. -- Introduction
The spirit of mediæval philosophy by Étienne Gilson( Book )

68 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in English and held by 2,079 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
The philosophy of St. Bonaventure by Etienne Gilson( Book )

111 editions published between 1924 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God and philosophy by Étienne Gilson( Book )

74 editions published between 1941 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,833 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."--Jacket
Painting and reality by Etienne Gilson( Book )

70 editions published between 1957 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reason and revelation in the middle ages by Étienne Gilson( Book )

62 editions published between 1938 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 1,643 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
The City of God : books I-VII by Augustine( )

16 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unity of philosophical experience by Etienne Gilson( Book )

66 editions published between 1937 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,430 WorldCat member 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 )

37 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Etienne Gilson addresses the idea that "art is the making of beauty for beauty's own sake." By distinguishing between aesthetics, which promotes art as a form of knowledge, and philosophy, which focuses on the presence of the artist's own talent or genius, Gilson maintains that art belongs to a different category entirely, the category of "making." Gilson's intellectually stimulating meditation on the relation of beauty and art is indispensable to philosophers and artists alike."--BOOK JACKET
The Christian philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas by Étienne Gilson( Book )

16 editions published in 1956 in English and Spanish and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

VMC Library owns two copies of this work
From Aristotle to Darwin and back again : a journey in final causality, species, and evolution by Etienne Gilson( Book )

21 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Being and some philosophers by Étienne Gilson( Book )

59 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,096 WorldCat member 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
Modern philosophy : Descartes to Kant by Etienne Gilson( Book )

16 editions published between 1953 and 1968 in English and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent philosophy : Hegel to the present by Etienne Gilson( Book )

14 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discourse on method ; and : Meditations on first philosophy by René Descartes( Book )

138 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition contains Donald Cress's completely revised translation of the Meditations (from the corrected Latin edition) and recent corrections to Discourse on Method, bringing this version even closer to Descartes's original, while maintaining the clear and accessible style of a classic teaching edition.--Publisher website
Wisdom and love in Saint Thomas Aquinas by Étienne Gilson( Book )

12 editions published between 1951 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Aristotelian Society of Marquette University each year invites a scholar to speak on the Philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas. Those lectures have come to be called the Aquinas Lectures and are customarily delivered on the Sunday nearest March 7, the feast day of the Society's patron saint
Forms and substances in the arts by Etienne Gilson( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An engaging companion piece to The Arts of the Beautiful, this volume advances Etienne Gilson's theories about art as a process of "making" by focusing on the substances available to an artist. The basis for his argument is grounded in the distinction between arts concerned with the creation of beauty and arts that are primarily functional. He takes up in turn: architecture, sculpture, painting, music, dance, poetry, and the theater, analyzing in each the basic materials afforded that artist, the possibilities of artistic form, and the means of transformation and creation."--BOOK JACKET
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The Christian philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas
Heloise and AbelardThe spirit of mediæval philosophyGod and philosophyThe unity of philosophical experienceThe arts of the beautifulThe Christian philosophy of St. Thomas AquinasFrom Aristotle to Darwin and back again : a journey in final causality, species, and evolutionRecent philosophy : Hegel to the present
Alternative Names
Étienne Gilson filosofo e storico francese

Étienne Gilson filozof francuski, historyk filozofii

Étienne Gilson francouzský filozof

Étienne Gilson Frans filosoof

Étienne Gilson französischer Philosoph

Étienne Gilson French historian and philosopher

Étienne Gilson French historian and philosopher (1884-1978)

Étienne Gilson historiador e filósofo francês

Étienne Gilson philosophe et historien français

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Етьєн Жільсон

Жильсон Э.

Жильсон Этьен

Жильсон, Этьен 1884-1978

Этьен Жильсон

إتيان جيلسون

إتين جلسون، 1884-1978

اتین ژیلسون تاریخ‌نگار و فیلسوف فرانسوی

ايتين هنرى جيلسون

에티엔 질송

질송, 에티엔 앙리 1884-1978

질송, 에티엔느 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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