Jacques Maritain Research Page






·        Jacques Maritain,” from Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy


·        Maritain chronology (from Understanding Maritain : philosopher and friend)


·        The Very Rich Hours of Jacques Maritain: A Spiritual Life. By Ralph McInerny



·        Armand Maurer, c.s.b.. “Some Memories of Jacques Maritain,” in Etudes maritainiennes - Maritain Studies 15 (1999),





Books on line


From the Jacques Maritain Centre (html)


1.      The Person and the Common Good (New York: Charles Scribner's sons, 1947)



2.      Jacques Maritain's St. Thomas Aquinas


3.      Jacques Maritain's Reflections on America


4.      Jacques Maritain's Art and Scholasticism


5.      Jacques Maritain's The Frontiers of Poetry


6.      Jacques Maritain's The Responsibility of the Artist


7.      Jacques Maritain's Moral Philosophy


8.      Jacques Maritain's On the Philosophy of History


9.      Jacques Maritain's The Range of Reason


Available at Internet Text Archive


1.      Degrees of Knowledge, tr. Bernard Wall; Margot Robert Adamson (London, G. Bles, The Centenary press [1937]


2.      An Introduction to Logic


3.      A Preface to Metaphysics


4.      The Twilight of Civilization


5.      Approaches to God


6.      Les Iles (1934)



7.      Antimoderne


8.      Elements de philosophie : introduction generale a la philosophie (Volume 1)


9.      Art et scolastique


10.  Art and scholasticism with other essays



Other sources


1.      God and Science


2.      Christian Philosophy


3.      The Philosophy of Art


4.      Thomist Views on Education




Jacques Maritain by Marie and Tony Shannon

1.      L’individu et les droits de la personne selon Maritain et Bosanquet,” in Études maritainiennes / Maritain Studies, Vol. VI (1990): 141-166.



2.      “Maritain, Post-Modern Epistemologies and the Rationality of Religious Belief,” in Études maritainiennes / Maritain Studies, Vol. IX (1993): 59-82.


3.      “Jacques Maritain and the Nature of Religious Belief,” in Études maritainiennes / Maritain Studies, Vol. X (1994): 142-155.


4.      “Can there be Moral Knowledge?” in Études maritainiennes / Maritain Studies, Vol. XI (1995): 159-190.


5.      “Maritain’s Criticisms of Natural Law Theories,” in Études maritainiennes / Maritain Studies, Vol. XII (1996): 33-49.


6.      “Persons, Precepts and Maritain’s Account of the Universality of Natural Law,” in Études maritainiennes / Maritain Studies, Vol. XIV (1998): 141-165.


7.      “On Being Human,” in Études maritainiennes / Maritain Studies, Vol. XIX (2003): 3-20.


8.      “Jacques Maritain and Freedom of Conscience,” in Freedom of Religion, thematic issue of the Journal of Dharma, Vol. 31 [2006], pp. 29-43.


9.      “The Metaphysical and Epistemological Foundations of Natural Law in Jacques Maritain,” [in Chinese] in Universitas [Che hsüeh wen hua]- Monthly Review of Philosophy and Culture [Fu Jen University], 388 (September 2006): 15-33; 83-98



10.  “Maritain, Just War Theory, and Responding to Campaigns of Terror,” in Études maritainiennes / Maritain Studies, Vol. XXIV (2008): 99-114.


11.  “Catholicism, Freedom of Conscience, and Democracy,” Etudes maritainiennes /Maritain Studies, Vol. XXV (2009), pp. 3-19.


12.  “La filosofia dell’arte di Jacques Maritain,” in Per qualle bellezza: l’estetica di Jacques Maritain e le arti della contemporaneità, ed Cecilia De Carli and Giovanni Botta, (Roma: Edizioni Studium, 2014), pp. 17-22.



Youtube videos







Available at Internet Text Archive


God, man and politics: The political philosophy and theology of Jacques Maritain - Jung, Hwa Yol, 1932-


Reason, social myths and democracy - Hook, Sidney, 1902-1989




Jacques Maritain Papers, 1922-1960.






Etudes maritainiennes - Maritain Studies,



Cercle d'Etudes Jacques & Raïssa MARITAIN (KOLBSHEIM)



Istituto Internazionale Jacques Maritain



The Canadian Jacques Maritain Association / l'association canadienne Jacques-Maritain



American Maritain Association




Instituto Jacques Maritain | do Brasil




Jacques Maritain Center – Notre Dame







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