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He encourages selectivity in choosing what we read and study. Thanks to my awesome intellectual brother for the book!

This book is the second type, not a how to. I’m not successful every evening, but I know habits take a while to congeal.

This book is a treasure one page visual summary. Sertillanges was a French Dominican brother whose scholarly specialty was the moral theory of Thomas Aquinas. The Best Books of Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: For him, the pen is “an interior bent, a disposition of the living brain” A “good conversation” at our house usually includes discussing the books we’ve been reading and often we end up sharing quotes or tidbits.

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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 sertillangges in this classic work you are likely to find aspects of the book that will prove useful in your reading life.

Dec 10, Brian rated it really liked it Shelves: And, he describes how people who “work for a living” can still live as intellectuals. I found myself hiding its cover so others wouldn’t exercise bigotry.


It could be titled ” The Introduction to the Intellectual Life ” since it follows very much the same style as St. He interestingly suggests that intellcetuelle can read too much: It will make you rethink your values and principles as a thinker and scholar.

My style, my pen, is the intellectual instrument which I use to express intellecthelle and to tell others what I understand of eternal truth.

The Intellectual Life: Its Spirit, Conditions, Methods

Description This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. I read this book after James Schall recommended it “The Life of the Mind” as a follow-up to his own book.

Citations are based on reference standards. This book addresses certain challenges faced by people who devote themselves to the lifelong pursuit of knowledge.

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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. One of the few things that makes the book difficult to read is the amount of wisdom contained on every page, in every chapter. May 30, Steve rated it really liked it. The purpose is to inspire the yes to a calling of using your intellect to make a better life. In these daily moments of solitude, be cognizant of your thoughts and be sure to write them down. 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.

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Oct 31, Tara Brabazon rated it really liked it. Parking these two attributes, the book is moving and also centering. It is necessary – to love this book – to park two attributes.


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Remember me on this computer. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. Nonetheless, the book covers what the I was thoroughly impressed by this book, certain parts of the book seemed like they were sertillangex on, however if one can keep focus and find the personal relevance vke 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.

His approach to intellectuality follows the Sixteen Principles which Thomas Aquinas developed. I keep tripping over God god? But it seems like a tragedy to give up a personal sertillange acquired through concentration and solitude because you think that it will prevent you from practicing social etiquette.

It seems the key is to have some sort plan, maybe a list of pleasant options so that the evening doesn’t follow a rigid routine but still has structure. Mar 07, Paul rated it really l it. Do not imitate those people who sit long at their desks but let their minds wander. Apr 18, Juliana rated it it was amazing Shelves: