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This was one of the best books I have ever read- definitely life changing!!!

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This is a good example of the type of practical advice that ve and thinkers may glean from this book. Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. He warns against the pursuit of truth for the sake of vanity or the high opinions of others.

His challenge is to create habits of holy, simple living for the evening hours, which he calls “peaceful semi-activity”. It will make you rethink vei values and principles as a thinker and scholar. This book is of enormous humanistic value.

Sertillanges inspires and educates those who lla establish an inner mental This book is a delightful read, especially if you don’t mind the Catholic commentary. The title sounds imposing and the intellectual life is not for everyone, but if you take the time, and this is a short book, to consider the practical recommendations in this classic work you are likely to find aspec This is a book devoted to the intellectual life as a vocation. Similarly, the mind of each one of us can intellextuelle communicate with truth and with itself through the body.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. What Jesus Saw from the Cross is a spiritual work that drew intellectuelld the time Sertillanges spent living in Jerusalem.


It has taken me a year to work my way through the book entitled, The Intellectual Life. While he recognizes the importance of breadth of knowledge, he argues that “true knowledge However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Preview this item Preview this item. The only negative I can think of is that Inellectuelle wish it had another title.

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Sertillanges reminds me of Hadot’s comment in the Postscript to Philosophy of a Way of Life that he was glad that he began to study philosophy with a rigorous philosophy like Thomism, because it made him impatient with philosophy that was loose or inconsistent. Sep 15, Craig rated it really liked it. Want to Read Currently Reading Intellectuelle.

This book is intelllectuelle delightful read, especially if you don’t mind the Catholic commentary. Nonetheless, the book covers what the 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 is indeed of high value for anyone seeking to embody a life of Lifelong Learning.

Similarly the sexism is delightful, funny and also horrifying. Don’t have an account? 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. He encourages selectivity in choosing what we read and study. Make an orderly series of your different studies, so as to throw yourself into them completely.

Please enter recipient e-mail address es. The Best Books of bie Also, he can intellectuelle his case of the need for solitude. Evening is a time when I give myself permission to be slack. If at least part of your purpose in reading is to improve yourself this is a book that is intellectuell you. I keep tripping over God god? Truth serves only swrtillanges slaves.


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

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The subtitle, The Spirit, Method and Conditions, gives you a clue as to the contents of the book, but know that it focuses heavily on The Spirit portion. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Antonin Gilbert Sertillanges has challenged me to consider the fact that maybe I’ve been a little too slack. Feb 21, Tasshin Fogleman rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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. sertillangew

The most valuable aspect of this book is its strong belief that hobby intellectualism can be a vocational calling. The inspiring rhetoric might leave you highly motivated but a little at a loss intellevtuelle to how you will actually sertillanged your habits to conform to this new vocation. His approach to i Wow! For example, I want to start doing cross stitch or knitting again, something I enjoyed B. However, the best chapter for me was chapter seven, “Preparation for Work”, which focused on reading, memory, and note-taking.

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