Santayana[san′tē an′ə, -ä′nə; Sp sän′tä yä′nä]
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Santayana, George (born Jorge Augustín Nicolás de Santayana) 1863-1952; U.S. philosopher & writer, born in Spain
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, 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).