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Read through the most famous quotes from Irving Babbitt
Furthermore, America suffers not only from a lack of standards, but also not infrequently from a confusion or an inversion of standards. ↗
The industrial revolution has tended to produce everywhere great urban masses that seem to be increasingly careless of ethical standards. ↗
For behind all imperialism is ultimately the imperialistic individual, just as behind all peace is ultimately the peaceful individual. ↗
Babbitt's Literature and the American College (1908) caused a stir but it was assembled from writings already circulated. Blackmur Oscar Cargill Ernest Hemingway Harold Laski Sinclair Lewis H. Then he took a master's degree at Harvard including Sanskrit.
Irving Babbitt (August 2 1865 – July 15 1933) was an American academic and literary critic noted for his founding role in a movement that became known as the New Humanism a significant influence on literary discussion and conservative thought in the period between 1910 to 1930. He was an advocate of classical humanism but also offered an ecumenical defense of religion.