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Reason in Religion (Life of Reason #3)
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Paperback, 279 pages
Published March 1st 1982 by Dover Publications
(first published 1982)
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Admirable effort to make religion seem rational and probably a lot of effort to bring the pointless stupidity of ritual in sync with what was then the modern society. An effort started in what I assume a petty frustration: he is religious, yet he wants to fool others into seeing him as a modern intelligent person and not just another peasant who went to school through the mercy of the state.
Philosopher, 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. He was a naturalist before naturalism grew popular; he appreciated multiple perfections before multiculturalism became an issue; he thought of phil ...moreMore about George Santayana
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