- Category : Writers-Fiction
- Type : MGP
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Small (16,57)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Contagion 4
French Catholic philosopher.
An author of more than 60 books, he helped to revive St. Thomas Aquinas for modern times and is a prominent drafter of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Pope Paul VI presented his "Message to Men of Thought and of Science" at the close of Vatican II to Maritain, his long-time friend and mentor.
Maritain's interest and works spanned many aspects of philosophy, including aesthetics, political theory, the philosophy of science, metaphysics, education, liturgy and ecclesiology.