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The sense of beauty; being the outlines of aesthetic theory
     

The sense of beauty; being the outlines of aesthetic theory

by George Santayana
 
According to legend, Santayana (1863-1952) was alerted that his job at Harvard was in jeopardy unless he published a book on philosophy, rather than more collections of his poetry. So he obliged, drawing on the undergraduate course in aesthetics he was teaching at the time. The book was published by Charles Scribner and Sons. An introduction is provided by John

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According to legend, Santayana (1863-1952) was alerted that his job at Harvard was in jeopardy unless he published a book on philosophy, rather than more collections of his poetry. So he obliged, drawing on the undergraduate course in aesthetics he was teaching at the time. The book was published by Charles Scribner and Sons. An introduction is provided by John McCormick (comparative literature, Rutgers U.), who has written a biography of Santayana. Cited in Books for College Libraries, 3rd. ed.Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

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BN ID:
2940022805727
Publisher:
New York, C. Scribner''s Sons
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426 KB

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