The person and the common good by jacques maritain among the truths of which contemporary thought stands in partic ular need and from which it could draw substantial profiit is the doctrine of the distinction between individuality and personality the essential importance of this distinction is revealed in the principles of st thomas. The person and the common good originally published in 1947 presents jacques maritains clearest and most sustained treatment of the person he asks whether the person is simply the self and nothing more after more than half a century maritains question still has great validity given the current inordinate preoccupation with individualism. The person and the common good is a 1947 book by the philosopher jacques maritain his major contribution to social philosophy references footnotes bibliography books haldane john 1995 honderich ted ed the oxford companion to philosophy oxford oxford university press. To ask other readers questions about person and the common good please sign up be the first to ask a question about person and the common good having recently discovered the work of christian personalists in the 19th and 20th centuries i turned to jacques maritains lectures on notions of . The positions of st thomas on the ordination of the person to its ultimate end the human person is ordained directly to god as to its absolute ultimate end its direct ordination to god transcends every created common good both the common good of the political society and the intrinsic common good of the universe
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