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The essential wisdom of George Santayana

Thomas N. Munson

The essential wisdom of George Santayana

by Thomas N. Munson

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Santayana, George, 1863-1952.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas N. Munson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB945.S24 M85 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3170576M
    ISBN 100313241260
    LC Control Number83012738
    OCLC/WorldCa9762581

    Wisdom comes by disillusionment. George Santayana. Wisdom never lies. Homer. Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has. Josh Billings. Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another. Juvenal. The wisest of the wise may err. Aeschylus Click to tweet. Knowledge is marvelous, but wisdom is even better. Kay Redfield Jamison.   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 : Philosophical Library/Open Road.

    GEORGE SANTAYANA hê gar noy enhergeia zôhê. DOVER PUBLICATIONS, INC. NEW YORK This Dover edition, first published in , is an unabridged republication of volume one of The Life of Reason; or the Phases of Human Progress, . Although he was born in Spain, George Santayana became a uniquely American philosopher, critic, poet, and best-selling novelist. Along with his Harvard colleagues William James and Josiah Royce, he is best.

    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 institutional context that promotes human happiness/5(24).   George Santayana: A Biography by John McCormick Transaction, pages, $ Reaching a certain age that rather abruptly presents itself as one’s maturity, I discover a more frequent impulse to reflect on the influences that brought me to this point.


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