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The genteel tradition in American philosophy ; and, Character and opinion in the United States

Author: George Santayana; James Seaton; Wilfred M McClay
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009.
Series: Rethinking the Western tradition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents two seminal works by George Santayana, one of the most significant philosophers of the twentieth-century: "Character and Opinion in the United States", and "The Genteel Tradition in American  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Santayana; James Seaton; Wilfred M McClay
ISBN: 9780300116656 0300116659
OCLC Number: 430497258
Description: xxxviii, 200 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The genteel tradition in American philosophy character and opinion in the United States --
1. The moral background --
2. The academic environment --
3. William James --
4. Josiah Royce --
5. Later speculations --
6. Materialism and idealism in American life --
7. English liberty in America --
Essays --
The unclaimed legacy of George Santayana Wilfred M. McClay --
Understanding America --
John Lachs --
The genteel tradition and english liberty --
James Seaton --
Mental hygiene and good manners: the contribution of George Santayana Roger Kimball.
Series Title: Rethinking the Western tradition.
Other Titles: Character and opinion in the United States
Responsibility: George Santayana ; edited and with an introduction by James Seaton ; with essays by Wilfred M. McClay [and others].

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