Questions tagged [irving-babbitt]

Questions about the works of the American academic and literary critic Irving Babbitt (1865 – 1933). He is known for works such as 'The Masters of Modern French Criticism' (1912), 'Rousseau and Romanticism' (1919) and 'Democracy and Leadership' (1924).

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What is the source of Irving Babbitt's disctinction between supernaturalism, humanism and naturalism

In the chapter "Ideals of Life" of My Country and My People, Lin Yutang writes (emphasis mine), The Confucian conception of man's place in nature is that "Heaven, earth and man" are regarded as "...