French Thomist philosopher and historian of philosophy.
Principal founder of Institute of Medieval Studies (1929) - later (1939) Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies and served as Director of Studies; remained at the UofT until 1968.
Member of the Pontifical Academy of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Rome.
Cantor, Norman F. Inventing the Middle Ages. New York: Quill William Morrow, 1991.
McGrath, Margaret. Etienne Gilson: A biography. Toronto: PIMS, c1982.
Shook, Laurence K. Etienne Gilson. Toronto: PIMS, 1984.
Gilson, Etienne. The Elements of Christian Philosophy. 1960.