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Evening is a time when I give myself permission to be slack.

The Intellectual Life: Its Spirit, Conditions, Methods

But I find this book for me is like a ladder, by which I can gain a higher vantage point, although not without exertion. It’s not that the emotional response is bad, but the focus on it as the end of our being. The Best Books of Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Style and truth connect in our ability to perceive through our five senses.

Sertillanges has a strong sense of incarnation and thus recognizes that we are not mere brains in isolation from our bodies. A great motivational book that will need to be thumbed through for reminders.

I think Sertillanges makes a compelling case, but in the age of Twitter, Facebook, and much else, he seems to be fighting a losing battle against distraction and in favor of silence and contemplation–alas. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity individual or corporate has a copyright on the body of the work.


Lists with This Book. The purpose is to inspire the yes to a calling of using your intellect to make a better life.

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And I apply that criticism to Sertillanges here. One only, to produce in him by word and sign states of sensibility and of imagination, emotion, and memory in which he will discover our idea and make it his own.

Therefore, he advocates exercise and watching our diet.

Books should inspire our own thinking sertillange reading should awaken reflection Would you also like to submit a review for this item? The word “intellectual” in this case is used by the author to simply designate the person who feels that study is a calling, not just a vocation.

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

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We must give ourselves from the heart, if truth is intel,ectuelle give itself to us. Jan 08, Magnus Itland rated it it was amazing. I found it both entertaining and educational and may return to it as my intellectual life progresses.

He interestingly suggests that one can read too much: Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you.


This book is of enormous humanistic value. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. This is a book every person who loves to learn should read. Books by Antonin Sertillanges. He segtillanges describes the best methods for remembering and studying, how to relate to intellectual giants, as well as advice on what to read and how.

As an evangelical Christian, I disagree with his sacramental theology that comes out here and there. Send in the spendthrifts and the chatterboxes.

Style, will and truth are only a few of the themes that Sertillanges includes in this manual on the intellectual life. We are intellectual beings, full of life, intelligence and ability.

Certain of Sertillanges’ works are concerned with political theory, with French identity and the structure of the traditional French family.

Aug 25, Jenny rated it it was amazing Shelves: All of us mortal beings have a purpose. To ensure intellctuelle quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface.