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By Gabriel Marcel

ISBN-10: 0874626536

ISBN-13: 9780874626537

The e-book of this translation of Gabriel Marcel's autobiography, En chemin, vers quel eveil? is well timed as a result of the renewed relevance and value of his existence and paintings to the postmodern state of affairs. The relation of his autobiography to his efficient tasks is obviously tied to the unifying thread of creativity, which, because the fundamental measurement of the secret of being, supplies upward thrust to his track, drama, and philosophical mirrored image. This autobiography fosters the retrieval of the experience of the secret of being, hence reorienting philosophy as an awakening of the creativity on the center of this feeling of being. His narrative is a major and artistic interpretation of the unified experience of his lifestyles and paintings

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Nevertheless, with this reservation we may say that this agnosticism gave him some kind of spiritual peace, if not of the heart. It was quite different for my aunt. 4 This pessimism which 2 3 4 Homais is the name of the anticlerical pharmacist from the novel Madame Bovary. Moeurs de province by Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880) that was published in 1857. Ernest Renan (1823-1892), Hippolyte Taine (1828-1893), Herbert Spencer (1820-1903). A former priest, Renan is known for his questioning of the divine inspiration of the Bible.

I distinctly remember the strong regret I felt, from my early childhood, of not having a brother or sister. For me this was a frustration which aggravated another one which was much less expressly felt and which followed my mother’s death on 15 November 1893. Three weeks later, I was to celebrate my fourth birthday. I say that this frustration was not and could hardly be expressly felt, because I was immediately taken in by my grandmother and my aunt who showed me a tenderness and care that could not be surpassed.

4 This pessimism which 2 3 4 Homais is the name of the anticlerical pharmacist from the novel Madame Bovary. Moeurs de province by Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880) that was published in 1857. Ernest Renan (1823-1892), Hippolyte Taine (1828-1893), Herbert Spencer (1820-1903). A former priest, Renan is known for his questioning of the divine inspiration of the Bible. After the publication of his Life of Jesus in 1863, he was dismissed from his chair at the renowned Collège de France. Later becoming its head, Renan figured greatly in the intellectual life of the latter part of the century.

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