HEGEL AND SANTAYANA 19
have been gained, instead of holding its discoveries against the distracting and
preoccupying exigencies of natural experience, the wise course is to smile with
whatever realm of being the latter power represents — called for convenience by
Santayana, matter — and acquiesce in its allowances in contemplative appreciation of
essences. Such is the only poetic propriety proper to human experience, affirming the
normal madness of natural life over the abnormal madness of alien life.
MATTHEW CALEB FLAMM
New Bulletin Website: Other Santayana Sites
Martin Coleman at the Santayana Edition has kindly agreed to take on the
maintenance of the website devoted to the archives of Overheard in Seville: Bulletin of
the Santayana Society. It becomes a part of the extensive Edition website, and will
continue to contain the texts of current articles printed each year. As well, the earliest
Bulletins have been scanned and will also be a part of the archive. The website was
designed and posted by the iupui graduate intern, Christine McNulty. The site is:
Since all the archives will be verbatim scans of each Bulletin number, it is necessary to
abandon the previous practice of occasionally posting papers that are somewhat longer
than the original Bulletin version. There are two already posted papers of this type:
David Dilworth's 2005 "The Life of the Spirit in Santayana, Stevens, and Williams,"
and Chris Skowronski's 2006 paper "C. A. Strong and G. Santayana in Light of
Archive Material." These longer versions can still be found on the current webpage:
At a later time, these will be posted on the uipui site.
The website for the Santayana Edition, dealing with all aspects of the project is:
<http ://www.iupui. edu/~santedit/>.
Tom Davis maintains a site dedicated, among other things, to Santayana citations and
exchanges of opinion on various issues:
Herman Saatkamp has prepared a site in the Stanford University philosophy series:
As mentioned again below, the Spanish journal LIMBO maintains the site: