Historical Who is Who
1882 - 1973
Roman Catholic convert like his wife (he from a Protestant background, she Russian Jewish). His philosophy was shaped by the thinking of Aquinas which he elaborated and applied to the spheres of contemporary arts and politics. Knowledge has several forms and levels which include but also go beyond physical sensation. In his notion of ‘Integral Humanism’ he sets out the basis for human freedom which he believes to be rooted in God-given reason.
Jacques Maritain - a brief biography (4 mins) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChB07RIV7wQ