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She lived in Boston for a few years following her husband's death inbut in moved with her three surviving children to live in Madrid. They married in A colonial civil servantRuiz de Santayana was also a painter and minor intellectual. She left the six-year-old Jorge with his father in Spain.
Jorge and his father followed her to Boston in Jorge did not see him again until he entered Harvard College and began to take his summer vacations in Spain.
Sometime during this period, Jorge 's first name was anglicized as Georgethe English equivalent. Education[ edit ] Santayana lived in Hollis Hall as a student at Harvard. Santayana attended Boston Latin School and Harvard Collegewhere he studied under the philosophers William James and Josiah Royce and was involved in eleven clubs as an alternative to athletics.
He was founder and president of the Philosophical Club, a member of the literary society known as the O. Some of his Harvard students became famous in their own right, including T.
Wallace Stevens was not among his students but became a friend. His romantic life, if any, is not well understood. Some evidence, including a comment Santayana made late in life comparing himself to A.
Housmanand his friendships with people who were openly homosexual and bisexualhas led scholars to speculate that Santayana was perhaps homosexual or bisexual himself, but it remains unclear whether he had any actual heterosexual or homosexual relationships.
He had saved money and been aided by a legacy from his mother. During his forty years in Europe, he wrote nineteen books and declined several prestigious academic positions. Many of his visitors and correspondents were Americans, including his assistant and eventual literary executor, Daniel Cory.
In later life, Santayana was financially comfortable, in part because his novel, The Last Puritanhad become an unexpected best-seller. In turn, he financially assisted a number of writers, including Bertrand Russellwith whom he was in fundamental disagreement, philosophically and politically.
Santayana early in his career Santayana's one novel, The Last Puritanis a bildungsromancentering on the personal growth of its protagonist, Oliver Alden. His Persons and Places is an autobiography. These works also contain many of his sharper opinions and bons mots.
He wrote books and essays on a wide range of subjects, including philosophy of a less technical sort, literary criticism, the history of ideas, politics, human nature, morals, the influence of religion on culture and social psychology, all with considerable wit and humor.
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