The Life of Reason or the Phases of Human Progress
Reason in Society, Volume VII, Book Two
||Wokeck, Marianne S.|
Coleman, Martin A.
|Series title:||The Works of George Santayana Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||MIT Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $13.75|
| Book Description: |
Santayana's Life of Reason, published in five books from 1905 to 1906, ranks as one of the greatest works in modern philosophical naturalism. Acknowledging the natural material bases of human life, Santayana traces the development of the human capacity for appreciating and cultivating the ideal. It is a capacity he exhibits as he articulates a continuity running through animal impulse, practical intelligence, and ideal harmony in reason, society, art, religion, and science....