"a convalescent Dominican who has read too much Maritain and too little Hegel"
Dominican Friars in 2009
Creative Commons AttributionDominican Friars in 2009 - Credit: John Stephen Dwyer, Flickr

The Dominicans are a Catholic religious order founded by St. Dominic in the early 13th Century.

Jacques Maritain (1882-1973) was a French philosopher who converted to Catholicism in 1906.

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831) was a German philosopher whose thinking had a significant influence on subsequent philosophical and ideological developments, including Marxism.