Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Anderson, Thomas C., 1935-

Title A commentary on Gabriel Marcel's The mystery of being / Thomas C. Anderson
Published Milwaukee, WI : Marquette University Press, [2006]
Online access available from:
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (200 pages)
Series Marquette studies in philosophy ; no. 46
Marquette studies in philosophy ; #46
Contents Commentary on volume I: Reflection and mystery. The broken world -- The need for transcendence -- Truth as a value: the intelligible milieu -- Primary and secondary reflection: the existential reference point -- Feeling as a mode of participation -- Being in a situation -- 'My life' -- Togetherness: identity and depth -- Presence as a mystery -- Commentator's summary of volume I -- Commentary on volume II: Faith and reality. The question of being -- Existence and being -- Ontological exigency -- The legitimacy of ontology -- Opinion and faith -- Prayer and humility -- Freedom and grace -- Testimony -- Death and hope -- Conclusion -- Commentator's summary of volume II
Summary Over the past decade there has been renewed interest in the thought of the Christian existentialist Gabriel Marcel. An English translation of his autobiographical final work Awakenings as well as a collection of his essays on music have recently been published by Marquette University Press. Major philosophical works of his have been reprinted, the foremost among them being the two volume The Mystery of Being, a work in which Marcel discusses almost all of the major components of his thought and which he said contained an "approximate synthesis" of his ideas. Marcel was among the firs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-192) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL pda
Print version record
Subject Marcel, Gabriel, 1889-1973. Mystère de l'être
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006031620
ISBN 0874623669 (electronic bk.)
1435610733 (electronic bk.)
9780874623666 (electronic bk.)
9781435610736 (electronic bk.)