Some Turns of Thought in Modern Philosophy

George SANTAYANA (1863 - 1952)

Before the beginning of World War II, during the time of the Modernist movement in philosophy, George Santayana wrote these five descriptive essays. He examined John Locke’s sensationalism, British Idealism, the “Theory of Relativity”, Freud’s psychology, and Julien Benda’s preachment on the relations between God and the world. (Summary written by Gary)

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Philosophy

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Essay #1 Locke and the Frontiers of Common Sense pt. 1 Gary Gilberd
00:37:02
Play 02 Essay #1 Locke and the Frontiers of Common Sense pt. 2 Gary Gilberd
00:35:11
Play 03 Essay #2 Fifty Years of British Idealism Gary Gilberd
00:32:57
Play 04 Essay #3 Revolutions in Science Gary Gilberd
00:22:07
Play 05 Essay #4 A Long Way Round to Nirvana Gary Gilberd
00:21:59
Play 06 Essay #5 The Prestige of the Infinite Gary Gilberd
00:27:05