By George Santayana, William G. Holzberger, Herman J. Saatkamp Jr.
Since the 1st collection of George Santayana's letters used to be released in 1955, presently after his dying, many extra letters were positioned. The Works of George Santayana, quantity V, brings jointly a complete of greater than 3,000 letters. The quantity is split chronologically into 8 books of approximately related size. booklet covers Santayana's first decade as a "freelance philosopher," following his resignation from Harvard college and stream to Europe. Of specific curiosity is Santayana's carrying on with correspondence with the yankee thinker Charles Augustus powerful and together with his sister Susana Sturgis de Sastre. additionally incorporated is correspondence with such outstanding figures as Bertrand Russell, Robert Seymour Bridges, Horace Kallen, and Logan Pearsall Smith. The correspondence covers Santayana's resignation from Harvard, his time in England in the course of international warfare I, and reviews on his philosophical paintings in this period.