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Santayana on America; essays, notes, and letters on American life, literature, and philosophy. Edited and with an introd. by Richard Colton Lyon
Bib ID 582528
Format BookBook
Author
Santayana, George, 1863-1952
 
Edition [1st ed.] 
Description New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [1968] 
xxxvii, 307 p. 21 cm. 
Series

An Original harbinger book

Full contents
  • A brief history of my opinions.
  • Tradition and practice.
  • The genteel tradition in American philosophy.
  • The moral background.
  • William James.
  • Josiah Royce.
  • Dewey's naturalistic metaphysics.
  • The genteel tradition at bay.
  • English liberty in America.
  • A letter to Logan Pearsall Smith.
 
Notes

Bibliographical footnotes.

Subjects Philosophy, American.  |  National characteristics, American.  |  American literature -- History and criticism.  |  United States -- Civilization.
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