Poetry Books by George Santayana

George Santayana Books, George Santayana poetry book Platonism and the Spiritual Life Authors: George Santayana
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Published Date: 2013-10
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This is a new release of the original 1927 edition.

George Santayana Books, George Santayana poetry book The Genteel Tradition Authors: George Santayana
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
Published Date: 1998
Categories: Philosophy
George Santayana probably did more than anyone except Alexis de Tocqueville to shape the critical view of American culture. The great Spanish philosopher and writer coined the phrase "genteel tradition", introducing it to a California audience in 1911. That address appears in this collection of nine essays touching on American idealism and materialism and American endeavor, sacred and profane.

George Santayana Books, George Santayana poetry book Winds of Doctrine Authors: George Santayana
Publisher: The Floating Press
Published Date: 2014-07-01
Categories: Philosophy
Spanish-born philosopher George Santayana made a number of significant contributions to his academic discipline, but his popularity stretched beyond the ivory tower when he began to publish his essays and observations for a wider audience. The collection Winds of Doctrine offers readers a glimpse of Santayana's personal perspective with his insightful assessments of several influential philosophers and literary figures.

George Santayana Books, George Santayana poetry book Scepticism and Animal Faith Authors: George Santayana
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Published Date: 2013-02-20
Categories: Philosophy
Detailed presentation of American philosopher's pragmatic concept of epistemology, isolation of realms of existents and subsistents. Chapters include "There is No First Principle of Criticism," "Dogma and Doubt," and "The Discovery of Essence."

George Santayana Books, George Santayana poetry book Character and Opinion in the United States Authors: George Santayana
Publisher: The Floating Press
Published Date: 2014-07-01
Categories: Social Science
A fascinating figure, the thinker who came to be known as George Santayana was born in Spain, but grew up in the United States. During his formal training in philosophy, Santayana studied under some of the foremost figures of his era, including William James. In the volume Character and Opinion in the United States, the author calls upon his dual status as both a long-time American and a cultural outsider to offer keen insights into the workings of American culture.

George Santayana Books, George Santayana poetry book The Works of George Santayana Authors: George Santayana
Publisher: MIT Press
Published Date: 2001
Categories: Philosophers
Since the first selection of George Santayana's letters was published in 1955, shortly after his death, many more letters have been located. "The Works of George Santayana, Volume V", brings together a total of more than 3000 letters.

George Santayana Books, George Santayana poetry book The Sense of Beauty Authors: George Santayana
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Published Date: 2012-08-31
Categories: Philosophy
The great philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist masterfully offers his fascinating outline of Aesthetics Theory. Drawing on the art, literature, and social sciences involved, Santayana discusses the nature of beauty, form, and expression.

George Santayana Books, George Santayana poetry book The Essential Santayana Authors: George Santayana
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Published Date: 2009
Categories: Philosophy
Santayana's most important writings collected in one volume

George Santayana Books, George Santayana poetry book The Letters of George Santayana Authors: George Santayana
Publisher: MIT Press
Published Date: 2001
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
The second of eight books of the correspondence of George Santayana.



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 by Carl Sandburg

TWO Swede families live downstairs and an Irish policeman upstairs, and an old soldier, Uncle Joe.
Two Swede boys go upstairs and see Joe. His wife is dead, his only son is dead, and his two daughters in Missouri and Texas don't want him around.
The boys and Uncle Joe crack walnuts with a hammer on the bottom of a flatiron while the January wind howls and the zero air weaves laces on the window glass.
Joe tells the Swede boys all about Chickamauga and Chattanooga, how the Union soldiers crept in rain somewhere a dark night and ran forward and killed many Rebels, took flags, held a hill, and won a victory told about in the histories in school.
Joe takes a piece of carpenter's chalk, draws lines on the floor and piles stove wood to show where six regiments were slaughtered climbing a slope.
'Here they went' and 'Here they went,' says Joe, and the January wind howls and the zero air weaves laces on the window glass.
The two Swede boys go downstairs with a big blur of guns, men, and hills in their heads. They eat herring and potatoes and tell the family war is a wonder and soldiers are a wonder.
One breaks out with a cry at supper: I wish we had a war now and I could be a soldier.
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