About the Author
George Santayana (1863–1952) was a philosopher, poet, critic, and novelist. He is the author of The Last Puritan (MIT Press) and many other works. The MIT Press has published The Letters of George Santayana in eight books and the five books of The Life of Reason.
About the Editor
John McCormick (1918–2010), the author of the definitive Santayana biography, George Santayana: A Biography, was Professor of Comparative Literature at Rutgers University and Honorary Professor Emeritus at the University of York.