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The mind of Santayana.

Butler, Richard

The mind of Santayana.

by Butler, Richard

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Santayana, George, 1863-1952.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [221]-227.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB945.S24 B8 1968
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 234 p.
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5613297M
    LC Control Number68021326

    Philosopher George Santayana published The Life of Reason in five volumes between and Said to be the most fully-realized articulation of Santayana's moral philosophy, the volumes of this set are Reason in Common Sense, Reason in Society, Reason in Religion, Reason in Art, and Reason in Science; all contained in this edition. Santayana's Life of Reason, published in five books from to , ranks as one of the greatest works in modern philosophical naturalism. Acknowledging the natural material bases of human life, Santayana traces the development of the human capacity for appreciating and cultivating the ideal.

    George Santayana; drawing by David Levine 1. John McCormick’s biography of George Santayana—a long and detailed account of a slow and rather uneventful life—is part of a recent effort to revive, or exhume, the thought and reputation of the philosopher, whose autobiography, Persons and Places, was republished last senses that this effort may be an uphill struggle.   A response to David Dilworth. D avid Dilworth’s review in the Spring University Bookman of George Santayana’s The Genteel Tradition in American Philosophy and Character and Opinion in the United States (Yale UP, ) raises important questions about the permanent value and contemporary relevance of Santayana’sanalyses of American culture in particular and about Santayana.

    The Life of Reason is such an ominously serious-sounding title, one so ponderously heavy that the book's purpose and meaning may take the reader by surprise. When George Santayana refers to the life of reason he means one that is lived in a way and in an /5(20). In "The Life of Reason," Santayana sought to explain how reason emerges in five separate areas of human existence: thought, society, religion, art and science. Originally, Santayana devoted one book to each subject. In this present edition, all five books have /5(24).


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The German Mind Paperback – January 1, by George Santayana (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: George Santayana. The Life of Reason is such an ominously serious-sounding title, one so ponderously heavy that the book's purpose and meaning may take the reader by surprise.

When George Santayana refers to the life of reason he means one that is lived in a way and in an /5(25). Santayana is not to be read without paying close attention.

His classically well-wrought mode of expression and richness of meaning, from one page to another, makes this essential to understanding him. The relentless abstractness of his presentation is a primary factor in making this book Cited by: When George Santayana refers to the life of reason he means one that is lived in a way The mind of Santayana.

book in an institutional context that promotes human happiness. As things stand, the author finds much in our world that is man-made and deemed important, even essential to living a decent and responsible life, but that is thoroughly incongruent with human happiness/5(26).

For Santayana, the mind emerges from the mechanisms of matter and rises toward an end that is exclusively ideal. So while reason and the mind do not serve as a cause of anything, because they're not physical phenomena at all, they still provide the purpose for which we live.

Philosopher, poet, literary and cultural critic, George Santayana is a principal figure in Classical American Philosophy. His naturalism and emphasis on creative imagination were harbingers of important intellectual turns on both sides of the Atlantic/5.

Like The Last Puritan: A Memoir in the Form of a Novel, I read this book in Maurice Natanson's course on Philosophy in Literature; the two were paired for a "bi-focal" perspective on the thought of Santayana. Combining the two reads offers a challenging perspective on "the life of reason."/5.

Santayana's main philosophical work consists of The Sense of Beauty (), his first book-length monograph and perhaps the first major work on aesthetics written in the United States, The Life of Reason (5 volumes, –6), the high point of his Harvard career, Scepticism and Animal Faith (), and The Realms of Being (4 vols., –40).

The Letters of George Santayana, Book 3, (Works, Vol 5) George Santayana. Out of Stock. The German Mind: A Philosophical Diagnosis Paperback – January 1, by George Santayana (Author), A. Rowse (Introduction)Author: George Santayana. Nash nevertheless included Voegelin in his book—appropriately, it seems to me—but the use of the label had to be dropped.

the philosopher and man of letters George Santayana (–), whom Russell Kirk includes in The Conservative Mind. The Works of George Santayana Series illuminates the legacy of the naturalist philosopher George Santayana (–).

Santayana was considered one of the most important minds in early 20th century philosophy, and was instrumental in revitalizing philosophy in America. To Charles P. Davis, 7 JulyThe Letters of George Santayana, Book Four, –, MIT Press, “Philosophy seems to me to be its own reward, and its justification lies in the delight and dignity of the art itself” —To William James, 18 DecemberThe Letters of George Santayana, Book One, []–, MIT Press, The final book in Santayana's masterwork of philosophical naturalism argues that science crowns the life of reason.

Santayana's Life of Reason, published in five books from toranks as one of the greatest works in modern philosophical ledging the natural material bases of human life, Santayana traces the development of the human capacity for appreciating and. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Butler, Richard, Mind of Santayana. Chicago, H. Regnery Co., (OCoLC) Named Person. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Butler, Richard, Mind of Santayana. New York, Greenwood Press, [©] (OCoLC) 8 The Sense of Beauty Introduction 9 ful, wrong or ugly; it would thus reveal the roots of conscience and taste in human nature and enable us to distinguish transitory preferences and ideals, which rest on peculiar conditions, from those which, springing from those elements of mind which all men share, are comparatively permanent and uni-versal.

George Santayana was a Spanish-born American philosopher who is regarded as one of the most important thinkers of the first half of the twentieth century, and one of the most prominent champions of critical realism.

He was also a critic, dramatist, educator, essayist, novelist, and poet. His first published work was a book of poetry titled Sonnets and Other Verses. The Wisdom of George Santayana makes accessible both his ideas and his oft-quoted aphorisms on a variety of subjects including naturalism, creative imagination, and spirituality without dogma.

Organized by books and essays, and highlighting key words and themes, this compilation is an excellent introduction to the man and his work. Enjoy the best George Santayana Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by George Santayana, Spanish Philosopher, Born Decem Share with your friends.— George Santayana, book The Sense of Beauty The Sense of Beauty (), Context: In fact, the whole machinery of our intelligence, our general ideas and laws, fixed and external objects, principles, persons, and gods, are so many symbolic, algebraic expressions.His book The Conservative Mind gave shape to the amorphous post–World War II conservative movement.

It traced the development of conservative thought in the Anglo-American tradition, giving special importance to the ideas of Edmund mater: Michigan State University, Duke University.