Catholic Social Science Review

Volume 22, 2017

Richard Upsher Smith, Jr.
Pages 219-236

Jacques Maritain’s “Integral Education”
Its Context, Content, and Feasibility Today (Part I)

The purpose of this article is to provide the context of Jacques Maritain’s teaching about integral education, to sketch the content of integral education, and to examine the feasibility of integral education today. The argument will consider, in particular, Maritain’s books Integral Humanism and Education at the Crossroads, as well as his essays on education anthologized in The Education of Man.