6 edition of Intellectual Life found in the catalog.
A. D. Sertillanges O. P.
by Roman Catholic Books
Written in English
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The essence of the book may be expressed in a few sentences, the rest being little more than evidence or illustration. I have written for all classes, in the conviction that the intellectual life is really within the reach of every one who earnestly desires it. An intellectual is a person who engages in critical thinking and reading, research, writing, and human self-reflection about society. Many everyday roles require the application of intelligence to skills that may have a psychomotor component—for example, in the fields of medicine or the arts—but these do not necessarily involve the practitioner in the "world of ideas.".
A Christianity Today Book of the Year; What is an intellectual? How can you learn to think well? What does it mean to love God with your mind? Can the intellectual life be a legitimate Christian calling? Is the intellectual life your calling? James Sire brings wit and wisdom to bear on these questions and their possible answers. Knowing Things Intellectually vs. Knowing Them Emotionally. Knowing our own minds is difficult at the best of times. It is extraordinarily hard to secure even basic insights into our characters and motivations – of a kind that we hope can free us from some of the neuroses and compulsions that spoil so much of our lives.
The Intellectual Life is a practical guide for how to structure one's life so as to make progress as a scholar. What Jesus Saw from the Cross is a spiritual work that drew upon the time Sertillanges spent living in Jerusalem. Certain of Sertillanges' works are concerned with political theory, with French identity and the structure of the Born: Antonin-Dalmace Sertillanges, 16 . These intriguing questions, which until recently historians considered unanswerable, are addressed in this book. Using innovative research techniques and a vast range of unexpected sources, The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes tracks the rise and decline of the British autodidact from the pre-industrial era to the twentieth century.3/5(2).
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In sum, I would characterize this book as a Catholic mystic's take on the intellectual life: its objectives, its methods, its benefits.
This approach to the subject provides some valuable insight and wisdom into the intellectual life: that it cannot be divorced from Sertillanges () was a French Dominican brother whose scholarly /5.
The book will have an abiding, concrete effect on our lives. If we follow its outlines, it will make us alive in that inner, curious, delightful way that is connoted by the words in the book's magnificent title--The Intellectual Life.
I see no reason for settling for anything less/5(52). The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements. Author: Aziz Choudry; Publisher: University of Toronto Press ISBN: Category: Political activists Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» "Learning Activism" is designed to encourage a deeper engagement with the intellectual life of activists who organize for social, political, and ecological justice.
I bought this book off another site after reading a snippet in another book. "The Intellectual Life" is a very shrewd piece of work, the writing both articulate and timely. There is philosophical advice on almost every sort of topic, from intellectual friendships to sickness and solitude to Intellectual Life book.
The Intellectual Life was a surprise to me. It is an excellent book. "Intellectual" could have been Intellectual Life book out of the title as Hamerton asks and at least tries to answer deep fundamental questions about life in general.
Many of these questions are of the basic kind you dont often see asked anywhere and even more seldom answered/5. The intellectual life is dangerous; the greatest vices stem from the spirit, and there is an intimate connection between knowing the truth and not ordering our souls to the good.
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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. A brief 5-page summary of a classic on the life of the mind by a French Catholic philosopher ().
"Fr. Sertillanges's teachings are as timeless as any truths which describe the genuine nature of things This book is highly recommended not only for intellectuals, but also for students and those discerning their vocation in life."--New Oxford Review "[This] is above all a practical book.
It discusses with a wealth of illustration and insight such subjects as the organization of the /5(6). First of all this is a really good question. I’ve been reading everyone’s reply and I’m really benefiting from all the book recommendations.
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Just how much this book would be worth to each individual reader it would be quite impossible to say; but we can hardly conceive of any human mind, born with the irresistible instincts toward the intellectual life, that would not find in it not only ample food for deep reflection, but also living waters of the sweetest consolation and encouragement.
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The Intellectual Life by Hamerton, Philip Gilbert and a great selection of No Jacket. None Stated. pp + 2 p ads,b/w frontis, the book and contents are very clean and solid, top of the page edges is gilded, the rear cover has a light stain (approximately 1/2" x 4") along the edge of the rear cover, the spine and covers are nicely.
Book review of Andrew Barrett, The Intellectual Life by A G Sertillanges, O P, Amazon subtitle: ‘Contact with Genius’ 5/5 reprint of edition, Catholic University of America Press, pages (of which pages form the main body of the book).
Hamerton uses the word 'intellectual' in the circa 's European sense. With careful attention to that word and the 19th century authorship, this book's subject matter itself is perhaps the best book of its kind.
For those intellectuals seeking guidance or mentors who seeking guidance for their Pages: The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes is both a joy and pleasure to read.
I cannot recommend it too highly."—David Levine, Journal of Social History "It is my earnest wish that everyone would find some book out of which they would derive as much pleasure as I have done in reading The Intellectual Life of the British Working.
Intellectual life– What or how many books would you like to read this year. What seminars would you like to attend. What skills would you like to attain. What classes would you like to take. Emotional life– Where would you like your energy and happiness levels to be. How would you like to feel throughout your day (including the afternoon.
“The Intellectual Life of the Early Renaissance Artist is beautifully produced. The illustrations deserve special praise for stinting on the familiar in favour of unusual and interesting works that make strong points about the social meaning of art.
This reviewer was delighted, too.”—Paul Raynes, Literary Review. A Christianity Today Book of the Year!What is an intellectual?How can you learn to think well?What does it mean to love God with your mind?Can the intellectual life be a legitimate Christian calling?Is the intellectual life your calling?James Sire brings wit and wisdom to bear on these questions and their possible by: Consider George Weigel's discussion of intellectual life in his book Evangelical Catholicism.
It would be easy to conclude from Weigel's discussion that the purpose of intellectual life is “catechesis and evangelism”—that is, the instillation and dissemination of correct opinions—and that its enemies are people with false opinions Author: Zena Hitz.
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