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Paul Elmer More

Paul Elmer More
Paul Elmer More (1864—1937) was an American journalist, critic, essayist and Christian apologist. His periodicals were published in eleven volumes as The Shelburne Essays. After retiring from journalism, he published several books on Plato and Greek philosophy, including Greek Tradition. Late in his life More turned towards Christian apologetics, writing The Christ of the New Testament among other titles.

Paul Elmer More For, when everything is said, there could be no civilized society were it not that deep in our hearts, beneath all the turbulences of...
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Paul Elmer More “I have disliked various politicians, Roosevelt for instance; but I have never felt towards any other man, not even Bryan, as I do towards Wilson. He has certain qualities which...
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What saved me from moral and emotional paralysis in this pseudo-philosophy was, I think, a deep-seated interest in humanity. I could not reason myself into believing that men are only machines; I could not...

In brief the need is to restore to their predominance in the curriculum those studies that train the imagination, not, be it said, the imagination in its purely aesthetic function, but...