Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Existence and the Existent

Existence and the Existent (Paperback)

£13.99
Despatched in 2 business days.
£13.99
Click & Collect
In stock in 1 or more stores.
£13.99
Same Day Delivery
Check available postcodes.

W1, WC1, WC2, EC1, EC2

Order now for Free delivery in the UK or choose Express Delivery to receive in 2 business days.
More on delivery...

Synopsis

Of Maritain's several books, Existence and The Existent is today considered by many scholars to be his most significant work. It has been cited again and again over the years by leading intellectuals such as Thomas Merton, Michael Novak, and Pope John Paul II.



An "Essay on Christian Existentialism" lies at the heart of his work. Its brief 144 pages were penned in Rome from January through April of 1947, as much of Europe still lay in the ruins of war and as the terribly disappointing Cold War of the subsequent era was just beginning. Its five compact chapters have resonated since first published and continue to do so all the more loudly as years progress.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsReligion: generalPhilosophy of religion Publisher: Paulist Press International,U.S. Publication Date: 31/12/2013 ISBN-13: 9780809148325  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Despatched in 2 business days. Login for Quick Checkout Add to Basket

Jacques Maritain was born in Paris in 1882. A convert to Catholicism, he was professor at the Medieval Institute of Studies of Toronto and at Princeton University. He was French Ambassador to the Vatican from 1945-48 and received the Grand Prix de Litterature de l'Academie francaise in 1961.

More books by Jacques Maritain

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Second Class Available free for ALL orders. No charge for each additional book. 3-7 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Why Progressives Need God
(Paperback)
Jonathan Clatworthy
 
 
£14.99
 
The Contingency of Necessity: Reason...
(Paperback)
Tyler Tritten
 
 
£75.00
 
Why Philosophy Matters for the Study...
(Paperback)
Thomas A. Lewis
 
 
£12.99
 
Holy Land
(Paperback)
Smith
 
 
£8.99
 
Latest Blog
Caroline Taggart on Why Punctuation Can be Surprisingly Exciting
18/10/2017

Caroline Taggart explains the versatility of punctuation.

Under the Knife: Recreating the Grimy World of Victorian Surgery
17/10/2017

Lindsey describes how she made the trailer for her debut The Butchering Art in order to see how the sights, sounds, and smells of this gruesome period in medical history would translate onto the screen.

The Sky Doesn't Have to be Blue: Steve Antony on Life as a Colour Blind Illustrator
13/10/2017

Steve explains what it's like to be a colour blind illustrator and why the sky doesn't have to be blue.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd