Philosopher, Poet, Critic Of Culture And Literature, And Best Selling Novelist, George Santayana 1863 1952 Stands As A Major Figure In American Philosophy And Literature This New Edition Of His Autobiography Restores Passages That Were Deleted In The Original Book Because Of The Publisher S Sensitivities About Lawsuits, Printing And Production Convenience, A General Desire By Editors To Soften Some Of His Remarks, And His Own Request That Portions Be Published Only After His Death.Santayana S Marginal Notes, Idiosyncratic Punctuation, And Use Of British Spelling, Reveal A Stubbornly Aloof And Scrupulously Remote Observer The Eloquence Of This Detachment Is Fully Brought Forth In The Rich Language And Smoothly Ironic Recollections Of Persons And Places William G Holzberger Is Professor Of English At Bucknell University Herman J Saatkamp, Jr Is Professor And Head, Department Of Philosophy And Humanities, Texas AM University.
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 He was a naturalist before naturalism grew popular he appreciated multiple perfections before multiculturalism became an issue he thought of phil
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- Persons and Places: The Background of My Life
- George Santayana
- 08 June 2017 George Santayana