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- DescriptionPresents perspectives on intellectual, cultural and political questions faced by French and French-Canadian intellectuals who engaged with Catholicism in the period 1930-50, in the diverse but related fields of philosophy, theology, politics, literature and music. Names include Jacques and Raissa Maritain, Emmanuel Mounier, Paul Valery, Simone Weil, and many others.
- Author BiographyKatherine Davies held lectureships in modern European history at Magdalen College Oxford and at Manchester, following which she became an independent researcher including consultancy work at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute and the Overseas Development Institute. Her publications include A Third-Way Catholic Intellectual: Charles Du Bos, Tragedy and Ethics in Interwar Paris, Journal of the History of Ideas (2010), and Continuity, Change and Contest: Meanings of 'Humanitarian' from the 'Religion of Humanity' to the Kosovo Wars (2012). Toby Garfittis tutorial fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford. He works on French literature of the last hundred years, with a particular interest in Catholic writers such as Mauriac, Bernanos, Patrice de La Tour du Pin, and Sylvie Germain. His latest books include Jean Grenier. Un ecrivain et un maitre: contribution a l'histoire intellectuelle du vingtieme siecle (2010) and Jean Grenier Jean Guehenno, Correspondance 1927-1969 (2011). Among recent articles, Newman at the Sorbonne, or, the Vicissitudes of an Important Philosophical Heritage in Inter-war France was published in History of European Ideas (2014), and The Embodied Philosophy of Jean Grenier in Embodiment: Phenomenological, Religious and Deconstructive Views on Living and Dying (2014).
- PublisherFordham University Press
- Date of Publication01/12/2014
- GenreChristian History & Denominations
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintFordham University Press
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Edited byKatherine Davies,Toby Garfitt
- Format DetailsCloth
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