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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Santayana, George 1863-1952. Spanish-born American philosopher and writer primarily known for his theories of aesthetics, morality, and the spiritual life. In addition to his philosophical works, such as the four-volume Realms of Being (1927-1940), he wrote poetry and a novel, The Last Puritan (1935).


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