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Santayana, pragmatism, and the spiritual life

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Santayana, George, 1863-1952.,
  • Pragmatism.,
  • Spiritual life.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-329) and index.

    StatementHenry Samuel Levinson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB945.S24 L48 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 348 p. :
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1566733M
    ISBN 100807820318
    LC Control Number91050785


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The book was published in by Santayana Scribner's Sons, and is based on the lectures Santayana Santayana on aesthetics while teaching at Harvard University. Santayana published the book out of necessity, for tenure, rather than an anecdote retold by art critic Arthur Danto of a meeting with Author: George Santayana.

This account of morality and the good life remains valid for Santayana even though, unlike the ancients, he denies the mind and its Santayana any causal power. Aristotle and Plato erred, he argues, in Santayana that the rational and spiritual purpose of human life served as a kind of cause of the universe, the reason for which the world exists.

Henry Samuel Levinson, a professor and the head of religious studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, is the author of Santayana, Pragmatism, and the Spiritual Life.

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George Santayana: – although he eschewed the label “pragmatism” and called it a “heresy”, several critics argue that he applied pragmatist methodologies to naturalism, especially in his early masterwork, The Life of Reason.

Du Bois: – 36 Santayana, Reason in Science, Book V of The Life of Reason, or the Phases of Human Progress (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons ), 37 Santayana.

Reason in Science, Get this from a library. Seven sages: the story of American philosophy: Franklin, Emerson, James, Dewey, Santayana, Peirce [and] Whitehead. [Hendrikus Boeve Van Wesep] -- Brief sketches of the life and thought of American philosophers who contributed to pragmatic philosophy.

Santayana's main philosophical work consists of The Sense of Beauty (), his first book-length monograph and perhaps the first major work on aesthetics written in the United States, The Life of Reason (5 volumes, –6), the high point of his Harvard career, Scepticism and Animal Faith (), and The Realms of Being (4 vols., –40).

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George Santayana: Religion in the Life of Reason George Santayana, who taught philosophy at Harvard from towas one of the most creative religious naturalists. He rejected the ontological validity of religious beliefs, but affi rmed the importance of their role in human life.

He developed a rich naturalistic hermeneutics of. Morris Grossman, who died in at the age of 90, was a rare combination of philosopher, musician, and composer. Inspired by American philosophy, especially the philosophy of Santayana, he wrote with originality and verve on a variety of topics. As is befitting a student of Santayana, his thought moves freely over the worlds of philosophy, art, music, literature, politics, and : Glen Tiller.

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 known as one of the founders of American pragmatism and recognized for his insights into the theory of knowledge, metaphysics, and moral philosophy/5.

Santayana's book publications after leaving Harvard is remarkable: Winds of Doctrine (), Egotism in German Philosophy (), Character and Opinion in the United States (), Soliloquies in England and Later Soliloquies (), Scepticism and Animal Faith (), Dialogues in Limbo (), Platonism and the Spiritual Life (), the four.

Mind was not created for the sake of discovering the absolute truth. George Santayana wrote the four volumes of The Realms of Being over a period of about twenty years. The first volume, The Realm of Essence, was published in after several years of work; and the last volume did not appear until When published together, the work fills some dense pages, making it comparable in bulk /5.

Kerr-Lawson () ‘Spirit Within a Life of Reason’ in Overheard in Seville: Bulletin of the Santayana Society, no. 16, Fallp. Google ScholarAuthor: Michael Brodrick. Born Jorge Agustín Nicolás Ruiz de Santayana y Borrás, George Santayana was a philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist.

A lifelong Spanish citizen, Santayana was raised and educated in the United States and identified himself as an American. He wrote in English and is generally considered an American man of letters.

At the age of forty-eight, Santayana left his position at. One way of continuing the discussion between Rorty’s and Santayana’s philosophical positions has been suggested by Levinson in his Santayana, Pragmatism, and the Spiritual Life. Comparing the conflicting views on realism in Rorty and Hilary Putnam, Levinson concludes: “Rorty’s pragmatism is realistic and Putnam’s realism is pragmatic.

The development of pragmatism is the most important achievement in the history of American philosophy. Gail Hamner here examines the European roots of the movement in a search for what makes Author: Nancy Frankenberry. Daniel MORENO, Santayana the Philosopher. Philosophy as a Form of Life [translated by Charles Padron], Lewisburg, PA, Bucknell University Press, characteristics of Santayana’s philosophy, but his book is more than a simple historical I lack the presentation of philosophy as a form of life Daniel Moreno, Santayana the Philosopher.

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George Santayana (säntäyä´nä), –, American philosopher and poet, b. Madrid, Spain. Life Santayana emigrated to the United States in A graduate of Harvard (), he taught in the department of philosophy from until Pragmatism, and the Spiritual Life.

Now studiously avoiding the term, Levinson quietly Now studiously avoiding the term, Levinson quietly slips into a presentist account, as Author: Antonio Ivan Rionda. Santayana, pragmatism, and the spiritual life / Henry Samuel Levinson Toward a systematic pragmatics On the pragmatics of communication / Jurgen Habermas ; edited by Maeve Cooke.

Morris Dickstein is Distinguished Professor of English at Queens College and at the Graduate School of the City University of New York. His previous books include Double Agent: The Critic and Society and Gates of Eden: American Culture in the Sixties. George Santayana (), Spanish and American philosopher, developed a personal form of critical realism that was skeptical, materialistic, and humanistic.

George Santayana was unique among American and European philosophers during his long lifetime. While others strove to make philosophy "scientific" and to apply philosophy and science to society. A Pluralistic Universe, like Some Problems in Philosophy and Essays in Radical Empiricism also available as Bison Books, is basic to an understanding of Jamess thought.

Henry Samuel Levinson, a professor and the head of religious studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, is the author of Santayana, Pragmatism, and the Spiritual %(). George Santayana's America: Essays on Literature and Culture. James Ballowe, ed. Animal Faith and Spiritual Life: Previously Unpublished and Uncollected Writings by George Santayana With Critical Essays on His Thought.

John Lachs, ed. Santayana on America: Essays, Notes, and Letters on American Life, Literature, and Philosophy Born: 16 DecemberMadrid, Spain. But when pdf is used to make judgments about right and wrong, or when it becomes a guiding philosophy of life and ministry, it inevitably clashes with Scripture.

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