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Santayana on America

George Santayana

Santayana on America

essays, notes, and letters on American life, literature, and philosophy.

by George Santayana

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Published by Harcourt, Brace & World in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Philosophy, American.,
    • National characteristics, American.,
    • American literature -- History and criticism.,
    • United States -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      StatementEdited and with an introd. by Richard Colton Lyon.
      SeriesAn Original harbinger book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsB945.S21 L9
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxvii, 307 p.
      Number of Pages307
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5616953M
      LC Control Number68025369

      If you prefer your dose of philosophy in a novel instead of a textbook, this is a very good one. Written in by the pragmatist/naturalist philosopher, George Santayana, and set in the late 19th century through World War I, it centers on the life, travels, education, friendships, and personal growth of the protagonist (Oliver)/5(18). This book brings together two seminal works by George Santayana, one of the most significant philosophers of the twentieth century: Character and Opinion in the United States, which stands with Tocqueville’s Democracy in America as one the most insightful works of American cultural criticism ever written, and “The Genteel Tradition in American Philosophy,” a landmark text of both.

      Get this from a library! Santayana on America; essays, notes, and letters on American life, literature, and philosophy.. [George Santayana] -- Bibliographical footnotes. A brief history of my opinionsTradition and practiceThe genteel tradition in American philosophyThe moral backgroundWilliam JamesJosiah RoyceDewey's. This book brings together two seminal works by George Santayana, one of the most significant philosophers of the twentieth century: Character and Opinion in the United States, which stands with Tocqueville's Democracy in America as one the most insightful works of American cultural criticism ever written, and The Genteel Tradition in American.

      Originating from a set of lectures given by George Santayana in Britain, the book was published in (15 years before he wrote "The Last Puritan"). It's a set of essays on the character, opinion and philosophy found in America in the late 19th and early 20th century/5(7). The eight books of The Letters of George Santayana bring together over 3, letters, many of which have been discovered in the fifty years since Santayana's death. Letters in Book Eight are written to such correspondents as the young American poet Robert Lowell (whom Santayana thinks of "only as a friend and not merely as a celebrity" and to.


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