Canadian Jacques Maritain Association-l'association canadienne Jacques Maritain



Date of founding: 1979


Purpose: The study of major authors and themes in philosophy, particularly those found in the work of Jacques Maritain.


Activities: We meet twice annually. Our spring symposium is on a general theme in philosophy, organized in association with the Congress of the Humanities and the Social Sciences . In the fall, the meeting is devoted to an aspect of Maritain's work. Conferences and symposia take place in French and English.


"natural law is an ideal order relating to human actions"

"it is by truth that [the mind] is set free"

"Thomism is actualize the progress of philosophy"

"beauty... is radiant with intelligence"


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President of the Canadian Jacques Maritain Association, Professor Nikolaj Zunic, Department of Philosophy, St. Jerome’s University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada at