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Character and opinion in the United States with reminiscences of William James and Josiah Royce and academic life in America by George Santayana

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • James, William, 1842-1910,
  • Royce, Josiah, 1855-1916,
  • United States -- Civilization.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsB945 S23 C5 1920A
The Physical Object
Pagination233p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7105345M

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Character and Opinion in the United States Paperback – Febru by George Santayana (Author)Cited by: CHARACTER amp OPINION IN THE UNITED STATES WITH REMINISCENCES OF WILLIAM JAMES AND JOSIAH ROYCE AND ACADEMIC LIFE IN AMERICA BY GEORGE SANTAYANA LATE PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN HARVARD UNIVERSITY PREFACE THE major part of this book is composed of lectures originally addressed to British audiences/5. The Genteel Tradition in American Philosophy and Character and Opinion in the United States (Rethinking the Western Tradition) George Santayana out of 5 stars /5(9).   While there is some truth in this characterization, it is also true that Santayana was a penetrating analyst and critic of contemporary societies.'Character and Opinion in the United States' is his comprehensive critique of American thought and civilization and reflects the detached cosmopolitan perspective that lent his criticism its characteristic objectivity and by:

  While there is some truth in this characterization, it is also true that Santayana was a penetrating analyst and critic of contemporary societies.'Character and Opinion in the United States' is his comprehensive critique of American thought /5(33).   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 . Book Review: ‘American Character’ elucidates opposing forces at work in American politics. Colin Woodard follows the eye-opening 'American Nations' with a deep analysis of the history of the. Book Two: Influence Of Democracy On Progress Of Opinion in The United States De Tocqueville's Preface To The Second Part The Americans live in a democratic state of society, which has naturally suggested to them certain laws and a certain political character.

Character and Opinion in United States. PREFACE. T. HE major part of this book is composed of lectures originally addressed to British audiences. I have added a good deal, but I make no apology, now that the whole may fall under American eyes, for preserving the tone and attitude of a detached observer. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Character And Opinion In The United States by George Santayana. Topics GENERALITIES Publisher Constable And Company Ltd London Collection universallibrary Contributor BRAOU Language English. Doubleday anchor books. Other Titles: Character & opinion in the United States: Responsibility: George Santayana. Character and Opinion in the United States by George Santayana - Free at Loyal Books Character and Opinion in the United States by George Santayana. Free audio book that you can download in mp3, iPod and iTunes format for your portable audio player.