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The works of George Santayana (15 volumes)
C. Scribner's sons 1936 - New York: C. Scribners Sons. 8vo. 15 volumes complete. Limited Triton Edition, of which only 940 were printed. This volume is Number 224. Inscribed by Santayana on second leaf of Volume I. Hardcover. No dust jackets as issued. Quarter bound in white cloth with decorative spine label. Dark blue cloth boards with gilt embossed emblem on front cover. Tight bindings and solid boards. Minimal shelf wear. Slight sunning to spines. Gilt page ends. Clean, unmarked pages. Uncut leaves.v. 1. Sense of beauty.--v. 2.--Interpretations of poetry and religion.--v. 3-5. Life of reason.--v. 6. Three philosophical poets.--v. 8. Character and opinion in the United States.--v. 9. Soliloquies in England and later soliloquies.--v. 10. Dialogues in limbo.--v. 11-12. The last puritan.--v. 13. Scepticism and animal faith.--v. 14. Realms of beingPhilosopher, poet, literary and cultural critic, George Santayana is a principal figure in Classical American Philosophy. His naturalism and emphasis on creative imagination were harbingers of important intellectual turns on both sides of the Atlantic. His Hispanic heritage, shaded by his sense of being an outsider in America, captures many qualities of American life missed by insiders, and presents views equal to Tocqueville in quality and importance. Beyond philosophy, only Emerson may match his literary production.The entirety of Santayanas works are collected in this set, which remains in near-immaculate condition. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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