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The Life Of Reason Or The Phases Of Human Progress: Reason In Art

George Santayana

The Life of Reason or The Phases of Human Progress: Reason in Art is a book written by George Santayana. It is a part of the larger series called The Life of Reason, which explores the development of human thought and society. In this particular volume, Santayana examines the role of reason in art. He argues that art is not just a form of entertainment or decoration, but a means of expressing and exploring the human experience. He explores the various ways in which art can be rational, and how it can contribute to our understanding of the world and ourselves.Santayana draws on a wide range of examples from different periods and cultures, including ancient Greek sculpture, Renaissance painting, and modern literature. He also discusses the relationship between art and morality, and how art can be used to promote social and political change.Overall, The Life of Reason or The Phases of Human Progress: Reason in Art is a thought-provoking and insightful exploration of the role of reason in art. It is a must-read for anyone interested in the philosophy of art or the development of human thought and society.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jun 8th, 2006
  • Pages: 240
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.55in - 0.79lb
  • EAN: 9781428624252
  • Categories: Literary FiguresHistoricalHistory & Surveys - General