GABRIEL MARCEL (1889 - 1973)




  • Anthologies:

    • Music and Philosophy.  Trans. Robert E. Wood and J. Stephen Maddux.  Milwaukee: Marquette UP, 2005.

    • Philosophical Fragments 1909-1914 and the Philosopher and Peace.  Intro. Lionel A. Blain.  Notre Dame: U of Notre Dame P, 1965.

    • The Philosophy of Existence.  London: Harvill Press, 1949.  Rpt. as The Philosophy of Existentialism.  Trans. Manya Harari.  New York: Philosophical Library, 1956.  Rpt. Sacramento: Citadel, 1995.

    • Journal Métaphysique.  Paris: Gallimard, 1927.

      • Metaphysical Journal.  Trans. Bernard Wall.  Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1952.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • En Chemin, Vers Quel Eveil?.  Paris: Gallimard, 1971.

      • Awakenings: a Translation of Marcel's Autobiography, En Chemin, Vers Quel Eveil?.  Trans. Peter S. Rogers.  Milwaukee: Marquette UP, 2003.

    • "An Autobiographical Essay."  1969.  The Philosophy of Gabriel Marcel.  Vol 17 of Library of Living Philosophers.  Ed. Paul. A. Schilpp and Lewis E. Hahn.  LaSalle, IL: Open Court, 1984.

    • Pour une Sagesse tragique et son au-delà.  Paris: Plon, 1968.

      • Tragic Wisdom and Beyond, including Conversations Between Paul Ricoeur and Gabriel Marcel.  Trans. Stephen Jolin and Peter McCormick.  Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1973.

    • The Existential Background of Human Dignity.  William James Lectures, Harvard University, 1961.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1963.

    • Présence et immortalité.  Paris: Flammarion, 1959.

      • Presence and Immortality.  Trans. Michael A. Machado.  Pittsburgh: Duquesne UP, 1967.

    • L'Homme problematique.  Paris: Aubier, 1954.
      • Problematic Man.  New York: Herder and Herder, 1967.
    • Le Declin de la sagesse.  Paris: Plon, 1953.
      • The Decline of Wisdom.  London: Harvill Press, 1954
    • 1952.

      • Man Against Mass Society.  Trans. G. S. Fraser.  Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1952.

    • Mystère de l'être.  Gifford Lectures, 1949-1950.  Paris: Aubier, 1951.
      • The Mystery of Being.  2 Vols.  Trans. G. S. Fraser.  London: Harvill Press, 1951.  Rpt. Chicago: St. Augustine's Press, 2000.

        • Faith and Reality.  Vol. 2.  Trans. René Hague.  1951.

        • Reflection and Mystery.  Vol. 1.  Trans. G. S. Fraser.  1951. 

    • Aperçus phénoménologiques sur l'être en situation.  Boivin, 1947.

      • Phenomenological Notes on Being in a Situation.

    • Homo Viator.  Paris: Aubier, 1945.

      • Homo Viator: Introduction to a Metaphysic of Hope.  Trans. Emma Crawford.  London: V. Gollancz, 1951; Rpt. New York: Harper and Row, 1962.

    • La Metaphysique de Royce.  Paris: Aubier, 1945.
      • Royce's Metaphysics.  Chicago: Henry Regnery, 1956
    • Du Refus à l'invocation.  1940.
      • Creative Fidelity

        • New York: Fordham UP, 2002.

        • Trans. Robert Rosthal.  New York: Farrar, Strauss, 1964.

    • Être et avoir.  Paris: Aubier, 1935.
      • Being and Having: an Existentialist Diary.  Trans. K. Farrer.  Westminister: Dacre Press, 1949; New York: Harper and Row, 1965.

    • "Position et approches concrètes du mystère ontologique."  1933.

      • "Concrete Approaches to Investigating the Ontological Mystery."

    • Coleridge et Schelling.  1909.  Pub. Paris: Aubier, 1971.

      • Coleridge and Schelling

  • Selected Interviews:

    • Entretiens Paul Ricoeur, Gabriel Marcel.  Paris: Aubier, 1968.

      • Tragic Wisdom and Beyond, including Conversations Between Paul Ricoeur and Gabriel Marcel.  Trans. Stephen Jolin and Peter McCormick.  Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1973.


  • Archives:
  • Selected Individual Works:



  • Anthologies:

    • Schilpp, P., and L. Hahn, eds.  The Philosophy of Gabriel Marcel.  La Salle, IL: Open Court, 1983.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Anderson, Thomas C.  A Commentary on Gabriel Marcel’s The Mystery of Being.  Milwaukee: Marquette UP, 2006.

    • Cain, Seymour.  Gabriel Marcel’s Theory of Religious Experience.  New York: Peter Lang, 1995.

    • Desmond, William.  "Philosophies of Religion: Marcel, Jaspers, Levinas."  Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy.  Vol. 8 of The Routledge History of Philosophy.  Ed. Richard Kearney.  London: Routledge, 1994.  131-174.

    • Gutting, Gary.  "Marcel."  French Philosophy in the Twentieth Century.  Cambridge: CUP, 2001.  98-102.

    • Keen, Sam.  Gabriel Marcel.  Richmond: John Knox Press, 1967.

    • Matthews, Eric.  "Two Religious Philosophers."  Twentieth Century French Philosophy.  Oxford: OUP, 1996.  40-57.

    • O'Malley, J. B.  The Fellowship of Being: an Essay on the Concept of Person in the Philosophy of Gabriel Marcel.  The Hague: Nijhoff, 1966.

    • Schilpp, Paul A., and Lewis E. Hahn, eds.  The Philosophy of Gabriel Marcel.  Vol. 17 of Library of Living Philosophers.  La Salle, IL: Open Court, 1984.

    • Spiegelberg, Herbert.  "Gabriel Marcel (1889-1974) as a Phenomenologist."  The Phenomenological Movement: a Historical Introduction.  2 Vols.  The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1960. 3rd Rev. Ed. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic, 1994.  448-469.

    • Stratton-Lake, Philip.  "Marcel."  A Companion to Continental PhilosophyEd. Simon Critchley and William R. SchroederOxford: Blackwell, 1998.  340-348.




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