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The Works of George Santayana
Martin Coleman, Indiana University, Indianapolis

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The Works of George Santayana: Book 4, Volume VII, The Life of Reason: Reason in Art (Book)
Title: The Works of George Santayana: Book 4, Volume VII, The Life of Reason: Reason in Art
Author: George Santayana
Editor: Martin A. Coleman, Director, Editor, and Volume Editor
Editor: Marianne S. Wokeck, Senior Editor and Volume Editor
Abstract: Santayana’s Life of Reason, published in five books from 1905 to 1906, is a work of 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. The complete work is a vision of human life lived sanely. In this fourth book, Santayana writes that art is perfectly native to human endeavor; it is the paradigm of all productive activity. Any worthwhile work of art creates an organic whole, and the whole appeals to many facets of one’s nature; beauty brings these many feelings and powers into harmony. The benefits of a cultivated artistic taste contribute to the further growth and harmonization of the self in all its worthwhile activities. Art, or “the remodeling of nature by reason,” is, according to Santayana, the most generic form of rational activity; hence the life of reason falls within its domain. The conduct of the life of reason is the supreme art. This critical edition, volume VII of The Works of George Santayana, includes notes, textual commentary, lists of variants and emendations, an index, and other tools useful to Santayana scholars. The other four books of the volume are Reason in Common Sense, Reason in Society, Reason in Religion, and Reason in Science.
Year: 2015
Primary URL: https://www.worldcat.org/title/reason-in-art/oclc/930927696
Primary URL Description: WorldCat listing
Secondary URL: https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/life-reason-or-phases-human-progress-0
Secondary URL Description: Publisher's listing
Access Model: Book
Publisher: Cambridge, MA and London, England: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press
Type: Scholarly Edition
ISBN: 9780262029605
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes

Santayana Edition Bibliography Database (Web Resources)
Title: Santayana Edition Bibliography Database
Author: Kellie Dawson
Author: Young Change
Author: Kristine Frost
Author: Daniel Moreno
Author: Herman Saatkamp
Author: John Jones
Author: Ali Zimmerman
Abstract: The Santayana Edition Bibliography Database, online annotated bibliography, provides information on primary works or secondary sources about George Santayana. This is the digital descendant of George Santayana: A Bibliographic Checklist, 1880–1980, by Herman J. Saatkamp and John Jones (Philosophy Documentation Center, 1982), and the “Bibliographic Checklist Update” that appears annually in Overheard in Seville: Bulletin of the George Santayana Society. It is updated continually as new works appear or are located.
Year: 2014
Primary URL: https://www.iupui.edu/~santedit/aib/
Primary URL Description: The Santayana Edition Bibliography Database
Secondary URL: http://santayana.iupui.edu/
Secondary URL Description: The Santayana Edition website hosts The Santayana Edition Bibliography Database.

"Living Sanely with Imaginative Sympathy” (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: "Living Sanely with Imaginative Sympathy”
Author: Martin A. Coleman
Abstract: Daniel Moreno in his book _Santayana the Philosopher: Philosophy as a Form of Life" (2007/2015) demonstrates how George Santayana brought together European and American intellectual traditions. His approach to Santayana is what Santayana would call literary psychology or "the art of imagining how [others] feel and think." This is the use of imaginative sympathy to grasp the perspective of another, and it makes possible the bridging of the gap between different centers of consciousness. Moreno's method demonstrates how the critical edition of _The Works of George Santayana_ can be used to bridge traditions in different cultures and the distance in time between Santayana and the present day, which is what young scholars such as Michael Brodrick and Jessica Wahman do in their new books inspired by Santayana.
Date: 06/28/2016
Primary URL: http://nyork.cervantes.es/FichasCultura/Ficha107502_27_2.htm
Primary URL Description: Announcement for the event
Conference Name: "Santayana or Philosophy as a Way of Life," Instituto Cervantes, New York, NY, USA

The Sense of Beauty (Web Resources)
Title: The Sense of Beauty
Author: George Santayana
Abstract: A digital version of the critically edited text of Santayana's seminal 1896 work on aesthetics. Because it is critically edited it is superior to the texts available from other internet sites.
Year: 2015
Primary URL: http://www.iupui.edu/~santedit/sant/the-sense-of-beauty/
Primary URL Description: Digital version of the critically edited The Sense of Beauty
Secondary URL: http://www.iupui.edu/~santedit/sant/text/
Secondary URL Description: Webpage with link to the text

Interpretations of Poetry and Religion (Web Resources)
Title: Interpretations of Poetry and Religion
Author: George Santayana
Abstract: A digital version of the critically edited collection of essays, entitled Interpretations of Poetry and Religion, that first takes up topics Santayana continued to explore throughout his career. Published in 1900, the book already exhibited Santayana's lifelong concerns with consciousness and its interpretation of material existence and the resulting poetic and religious expressions of human experience. Because it is critically edited, this text is superior to other electronic versions available on the internet, which contain typographical and editorial errors that detract from the author's original intention.
Year: 2015
Primary URL: http://www.iupui.edu/~santedit/sant/interpretations-of-poetry-and-religion-2/
Primary URL Description: Digital version of the critically edited Interpretations of Poetry and Religion, by George Santayana
Secondary URL: http://www.iupui.edu/~santedit/sant/text/
Secondary URL Description: Webpage with link to the text

Hasting's Aesthetics Lectures Notebook (Web Resources)
Title: Hasting's Aesthetics Lectures Notebook
Author: Horatius Bonar Hastings
Abstract: When George Santayana wrote The Sense of Beauty, he had the benefit of consulting notes taken by a former student who had attended Santayana aesthetics lectures. Horatius Bonar Hastings, who graduated from Harvard University with an A.M. in 1893, was a student in Santayana’s 1892–93 aesthetics class. Santayana wrote to Hastings: “Mr. Henshaw showed me yesterday the very careful and full notes you took in Phil. 8. Might I borrow them long enough to have them copied? They will be very useful to me as they are much more full than the brief headings from which I lectured. I am thinking of publishing a little book based on these discussions, so that your notes will be invaluable to me” (“To Horatius Bonar Hastings, 14 April 1893”, LGS, 1:127). The notes are presented here electronically in both facsimile and transcribed formats.
Year: 2015
Primary URL: http://www.iupui.edu/~santedit/sant/hastings-aesthetics-lectures-notebook/
Primary URL Description: Facsimile and transcribed digital versions of student notes from Santayana's course on aesthetics (1892–93)
Secondary URL: http://www.iupui.edu/~santedit/sant/a-brief-history-of-the-hastings-aesthetics-notes/
Secondary URL Description: A brief history of the Hastings aesthetics notes

Locating the Unlocated (Blog Post)
Title: Locating the Unlocated
Author: Adele Willman
Abstract: An account of finding an unpublished version of a poem by George Santayana while researching letters for an upcoming critical edition of Santayana's Three Philosophical Poets
Date: 04/29/2016
Primary URL: http://www.iupui.edu/~santedit/sant/2016/04/29/locating-the-unlocated/
Primary URL Description: Blog post about critical editing and research
Blog Title: Locating the Unlocated
Website: The Santayana Edition

Treasures from the Vault: George Santayana’s Doctoral Gown (Blog Post)
Title: Treasures from the Vault: George Santayana’s Doctoral Gown
Author: Kristin Lee
Abstract: A history of Santayana's academic gown, which was donated to the Santayana Edition
Date: 04/11/2016
Primary URL: http://www.iupui.edu/~santedit/sant/2016/04/11/treasures-from-the-vault-george-santayanas-doctoral-gown/
Primary URL Description: History of Santayana's academic gown
Blog Title: Treasures from the Vault: George Santayana’s Doctoral Gown
Website: The Santayana Edition

A Note about a Letter (and Its Notes) (Blog Post)
Title: A Note about a Letter (and Its Notes)
Author: Austen Hurt
Abstract: Account of discovering a discrepancy in dating a letter written by Santayana
Date: 11/04/2015
Primary URL: http://www.iupui.edu/~santedit/sant/2015/11/06/a-note-about-a-letter-and-its-notes/
Primary URL Description: Blog post about critical editing and research
Blog Title: A Note about a Letter (and Its Notes)
Website: The Santayana Edition

The Life of Reason: Reason in Science, Book 5, Volume VII of The Works of George Santayana (Book)
Title: The Life of Reason: Reason in Science, Book 5, Volume VII of The Works of George Santayana
Author: George Santayana
Editor: , Marianne S. Wokeck, Martin A. Coleman
Abstract: 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 ideals. 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. The work is an exquisitely rendered vision of human life lived sanely. In this fifth book, Santayana concludes his monumental work with a defense of science and a critique of major rivals to the cognitive ascendancy of science. Indeed, Santayana writes that science crowns the “whole life of Reason.” He finds two kinds of science, physics and dialectic; considers the role of history; examines the mechanisms of nature; defends scientific psychology; discusses pre-rational morality, rational ethics, and post-rational morality; and argues that science contains all trustworthy knowledge. This Critical Edition, volume VII of The Works of George Santayana, includes notes, textual commentary, lists of variants and emendations, an index, and other tools useful to Santayana scholars. The other four books of the volume are Reason in Common Sense, Reason in Society, Reason in Religion, and Reason in Art.
Year: 2016
Primary URL: https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/life-reason-or-phases-human-progress-3
Primary URL Description: Publisher's website
Access Model: Text is available for purchase as hardcover book or ebook
Publisher: The MIT Press
Type: Scholarly Edition
ISBN: 9780262035286
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes

The Works of George Santayana, Volume VII, Book Five, The Life of Reason or the Phases of Humna Progress: Reason in Science (Book)
Title: The Works of George Santayana, Volume VII, Book Five, The Life of Reason or the Phases of Humna Progress: Reason in Science
Author: George Santayana
Editor: Herman J. Saatkamp, Founding and Consulting Series Editor
Editor: Marianne S. Wokeck, Series Editor and Volume Editor
Editor: Martin A. Coleman, Associate Series Editor and Volume Editor
Editor: James A. Gouinlock, Volume Introduction
Editor: Kristine W. Frost, Associate Series Editor
Editor: Kellie Dawson, Assistant Series Editor
Editor: Steven A. Miller, Assistant Series Editor
Editor: Johanna E. Resler, Assistant Series Editor
Editor: David E. Spiech, Textual Series Editor
Editor: Jonathan R. Eller, Consulting Textual Series Editor
Editor: William G. Holzberger, Consulting Textual Series Editor
Editor: Paul Nagy, Consulting Series Editor
Abstract: The final book in Santayana’s work of philosophical naturalism argues that science crowns the life of reason.
Year: 2016
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/life-of-reason-or-the-phases-of-human-progress-reason-in-science/oclc/946160450&referer=brief_results
Primary URL Description: WorldCat listing
Secondary URL: https://mitpress.mit.edu/search/mitpress_search/9780262035286
Secondary URL Description: Publisher's listing
Access Model: Book
Publisher: Cambridge, MA and London, England: The MIT Press
Type: Scholarly Edition
ISBN: 9780262035286
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes


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