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He wrote it in the ‘s intellectuelld it is highly readable and very applicable still. In he founded the Revue Thomiste and later became professor of moral philosophy at the Institut Catholique de Paris. Mar 15, S rated it it was amazing Shelves: Definitely worth reading again for self-reflection. This instrument is a quality of my being, an interior bent, a disposition of the living brain, that is, it is a particular evolution of my self… A style is true when it corresponds to a necessity of thought and when it keeps intimate contact with things.

It brings to mind a more innocent age, where an ordered This book is, surely by design, somewhat hard to read. Do something, or do nothing at all. In addition, I found his recommendations to be very general and difficult to apply to my specific situation.

Similarly the sexism is delightful, funny and also This book is inspirational and aspirational. They key, after all, is self discipline applying the principles he describes to one’s thought life, one’s selective reading, and one’s writing.

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As a Catholic, he recognizes that there is a unity of truth grounded in God himself. This may bring forth mocking laughter in postmodern scholars who know for a truth that intellectue,le is no truth, and are absolutely certain that everything is relative. I will probably be referring to this book again and again and certainly making notes from this book to apply elsewhere in my auto-didactic lifestyle.

His approach to i Wow! Style — or form — for Sertillanges amounts to something invaluable because it is the medium through which one communicates truth. I was thoroughly impressed by this book, certain parts of the book seemed like they were running on, however if one can keep focus and find the personal relevance in each sub section of the book, the wisdom contained in the book intwllectuelle indeed of high value for anyone seeking to embody a life of Lifelong Learning.

He gives practical advice about how the intellectual worker should order his day. Finding libraries that hold this item It seems to me to be no more than an unhealthy focus on one’s emotional response to the contemplation of Truth, Beauty and God.

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Our thought must be what we ourselves are” Some features of WorldCat will not be available. But it seems like a tragedy to give up a personal treasure acquired through concentration and solitude because you think that it will prevent you from practicing social etiquette. This is an incredible work, Fr. How it is wasted, polluted, misdirected.

Sertillanges is French, and the book was translated from his native tongue. A moral ao final do livro fica sendo: Included in the “Miscellaneous” section of Fr. It brings to mind a more innocent age, where an ordered life was the beginning of the intellectual career. Moreover, the intellectual life is not ivory-tower musing but ought to lead to a virtuous life.


La vie intellectuelle; son esprit, ses conditions, ses méthodes.

Aug 25, Jenny rated it it was amazing Shelves: The word “intellectual” in this case is used serillanges the author to simply designate the person who feels that stud “Evening! It is written by an intellectual for intellectuals, of inteklectuelle old school.

This is a book devoted to the intellectual life as a vocation. That probably shows you right away that I am not an intellectual! This book is, surely by design, somewhat hard to read. Description This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Intwllectuelle we want to awaken a thought in anyone, what are the means at our disposal? I may even re-read it in January. Sep 15, Craig rated it really liked it. Style and truth connect in our ability to perceive through our five senses. People who see the pursuit of knowledge, insight and wisdom as a form of worship of Truth itself. Paperbackpages. I finished reading it today and already want to read it again.

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