This Collection Of Lectures And Essays Was Regarded By Gabriel Marcel As The Best Introduction To His Thought Outstanding In The Richness Of Its Analyses And In Its Application Of Marcel S Concrete Approach To Philosophical Problems, Creative Fidelity Not Only Deals With The Perennial Marcellian Themes Of Faith, Fidelity, Belief, Incarnate Being, And Participation, But Includes Chapters On Religious Tolerance And Orthodoxy And An Important Critical Essay On Karl Jaspers Known In This Country As A Christian Existentialist, Marcel Preferred To Be Called A Neo Socratic, A Label Suggesting The Dialogical, Unfinished Nature Of His Speculations He May Best Be Described As A Reflective Empiricist
Gabriel Marcel 1889 1973 was a philosopher, drama critic, playwright and musician He converted to Catholicism in 1929 and his philosophy was later described as Christian Existentialism most famously in Jean Paul Sartre s Existentialism is a Humanism a term he initially endorsed but later repudiated In addition to his numerous philosophical publications, he was the author of some thirty dramatic works Marcel gave the Gifford Lectures in Aberdeen in 1949 1950, which appeared in print as the two volume The Mystery of Being, and the William James Lectures at Harvard in 1961 1962, which were collected and published as The Existential Background of Human Dignity.
- 261 pages
- Creative Fidelity
- Gabriel Marcel
- 12 December 2017 Gabriel Marcel