The Life of Reason by George Santayana [NOOK Book]

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THE LIFE OF REASON is considered to be one of the greatest works by George Santayana. A five-volume study of reason, the work includes Reason in Common Sense, Reason in Society, Reason in Religion, Reason in Art, and Reason in Science. Santayana's philosophy is strongly influenced by the materialism of Democritus and the refined ethics of Aristotle, with a special emphasis on the natural development of ideal ends. Includes an active table of contents for easy navigation. ...
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The Life of Reason by George Santayana

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Overview

THE LIFE OF REASON is considered to be one of the greatest works by George Santayana. A five-volume study of reason, the work includes Reason in Common Sense, Reason in Society, Reason in Religion, Reason in Art, and Reason in Science. Santayana's philosophy is strongly influenced by the materialism of Democritus and the refined ethics of Aristotle, with a special emphasis on the natural development of ideal ends. Includes an active table of contents for easy navigation.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013514423
  • Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
  • Publication date: 11/25/2011
  • Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 690,539
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Jorge Augustín Nicolás Ruiz de Santayana (George Santayana) (1863-1952) was a Spanish-American philosopher and novelist. Educated at Harvard, Santayana wrote in English and considered himself to be an American, although he retained his Spanish citizenship throughout his life and lived in Spain the final four decades of his life. A classical pragmatist, Santayana's main contributions to philosophy include THE SENSE OF BEAUTY, THE LIFE OF REASON, SKEPTICISM AND ANIMAL FAITH, and THE REALMS OF BEING.
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