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The Resource The genteel tradition in American philosophy : and Character and opinion in the United States, George Santayana ; edited and with an introduction by James Seaton ; with essays by Wilfred M. McClay [and others]

The genteel tradition in American philosophy : and Character and opinion in the United States, George Santayana ; edited and with an introduction by James Seaton ; with essays by Wilfred M. McClay [and others]

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The genteel tradition in American philosophy : and Character and opinion in the United States
Title
The genteel tradition in American philosophy
Title remainder
and Character and opinion in the United States
Statement of responsibility
George Santayana ; edited and with an introduction by James Seaton ; with essays by Wilfred M. McClay [and others]
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book brings together two seminal works by George Santayana, one of the most significant philosophers of the twentieth century: Character and Opinion in the United States, which stands with Tocqueville's Democracy in America as one the most insightful works of American cultural criticism ever written, and "The Genteel Tradition in American Philosophy," a landmark text of both philosophical analysis and cultural criticism. An introduction by James Seaton situates Santayana in the intellectual and cultural context of his own time. Four additional essays include John Lachs onthe ways Santayana's understanding of "the soul of America" help explain the relative peace among nationalities and ethnic groups in the United States; Wilfred M. McClay on Santayana's life of the mind as it relates to dominant trends in American culture; Roger Kimball on Santayana's "most uncommon benefice, common sense"; and James Seaton on Santayana's distinction between "English liberty" and "fierce liberty." All the essays serve to highlight the relevance of Santayana's ideas to current issues in American culture, including education, immigration, and civil rights
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N$T
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1863-1952
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Santayana, George
Dewey number
973
Index
index present
LC call number
B945.S21
LC item number
S43 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • 1944-
  • 1863-1952
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  • Seaton, James
  • McClay, Wilfred M
  • Santayana, George
Series statement
Rethinking the Western tradition
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  • National characteristics, American
  • Philosophy, American
  • United States
  • HISTORY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Civilization
  • National characteristics, American
  • Philosophy, American
  • United States
Label
The genteel tradition in American philosophy : and Character and opinion in the United States, George Santayana ; edited and with an introduction by James Seaton ; with essays by Wilfred M. McClay [and others]
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""Contributors""; ""A Note on the Texts""; ""Introduction: George Santayanaâ€?The Philosopher as Cultural Critic""; ""Texts""; ""The Genteel Tradition in American Philosophy""; ""Character and Opinion in the United States""; ""Preface""; ""Chapter I: The Moral Background""; ""Chapter II: The Academic Environment""; ""Chapter III: William James""; ""Chapter IV: Josiah Royce""; ""Chapter V: Later Speculations""; ""Chapter VI: Materialism and Idealism in American Life""; ""Chapter VII: English Liberty in America""; ""Essays""; ""The Unclaimed Legacy of George Santayana""
  • ""Understanding America""""The Genteel Tradition and English Liberty""; ""Mental Hygiene and Good Manners: The Contribution of George Santayana""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""
Control code
609895157
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxviii, 200 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300156515
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612352904
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  • 235290
  • 22573/ctt113rf1
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609895157
Label
The genteel tradition in American philosophy : and Character and opinion in the United States, George Santayana ; edited and with an introduction by James Seaton ; with essays by Wilfred M. McClay [and others]
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""Contributors""; ""A Note on the Texts""; ""Introduction: George Santayanaâ€?The Philosopher as Cultural Critic""; ""Texts""; ""The Genteel Tradition in American Philosophy""; ""Character and Opinion in the United States""; ""Preface""; ""Chapter I: The Moral Background""; ""Chapter II: The Academic Environment""; ""Chapter III: William James""; ""Chapter IV: Josiah Royce""; ""Chapter V: Later Speculations""; ""Chapter VI: Materialism and Idealism in American Life""; ""Chapter VII: English Liberty in America""; ""Essays""; ""The Unclaimed Legacy of George Santayana""
  • ""Understanding America""""The Genteel Tradition and English Liberty""; ""Mental Hygiene and Good Manners: The Contribution of George Santayana""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""
Control code
609895157
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxviii, 200 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300156515
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612352904
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 235290
  • 22573/ctt113rf1
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609895157

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