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Selected Critical Writings Vol 2


  • Date Published: September 1968
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521094641

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  • George Santayana (1863–1952) was one of the leading philosophers of his era. His range of interests was wide; in addition to books and essays on philosophical subjects, he wrote literary criticism of the first rank, cultural criticism that remained fresh and valid up to the time of this book's publication in 1968, and autobiographical works which reveal a man of great charm with a deep interest and affection for his acquaintances. This two volume selection of Santayana's writing is exceptionally comprehensive; the editor has been careful to provide passages which adequately illustrate Santayana's views on a wide variety of subjects and his selection includes essays and excerpts from books that had long been unavailable. Volume two contains selections of cultural and social criticism and philosophical writing.

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    • Date Published: September 1968
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521094641
    • length: 256 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 127 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.28kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Liberty and Society:
    1. The intellectual temper of the age, 1913
    2. Classic liberty, 1915
    3. Liberalism and culture, 1915
    4. The human scale, 1916
    5. Character and Opinion in the United States, 1920
    Part II. Moral Philosophy:
    1. The genteel tradition in American philosophy, 1911
    2. Plotinus and the nature of evil 1913
    3. The philosophy of M. Henri Bergson, 1913
    4. the philosophy of Mr Bertrand Russell, 1913
    5. Egotism in German Philosophy, 1916 (selections) Part III. The Life of Reason:
    1. Reason in Common Sense, 1905 (selections)
    2. Reason in Society, 1905 (selections)
    3. Reason in Religion, 1905 (selections)

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