George Santayana

George SantayanaIn existographies, George Santayana (1863-1952) [HD:49] (FA:131) (CR:6) was a Spanish-born American philosopher noted for []

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The following are quotes by Santayana:

“A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency not exchangeable for articles of consumption; it is not a symbol, but a fraud.”
— George Santayana (1906), “Reason in Society” [2]

“My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only gods fashioned by men in their own image, to be servants of their human interests.”
— George Santayana (1922), “On My Friendly Critics”, Soliloquies in England (Ѻ)(Ѻ)

“All of our sorrow is real, but the atoms of which we are made are indifferent.”
— George Santayana (1925), Dialogues in Limbo [1]

Faith in the supernatural is a desperate wager made by man at the lowest ebb of his fortunes.”
— George Santayana (c.1925), Dialogues in Limbo (Ѻ) [1]

1. (a) Santayana, George. (1925). Dialogues in Limbo. Charles Scribner’s Sons.
(b) Cooper, Leon N. (1976). Science and the Human Experience: Mephistopheles is Alive and Well and Living in the Space Age – Values, Culture, and Mind (Amz) (pg. 150). Cambridge University Press.
2. (a) Santayana, George. (1906). The Life of Reason (§8: Reason in Society) (Ѻ) Publisher.
(b) Andrews, Robert. (1993). The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations (pg. 906). Columbia University Press.

Further reading
● Santayana, George. (1910). Three Philosophical Poets: Lucretius, Dante, and Goethe. Harvard University Press.
● Santayana, George. (1950). Atoms of Thought: an Anthology of Thoughts (Lucretius, 8+ pgs). Philosophical Library.

External links
George Santayana – Wikipedia.

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