Written during the last year of Royce's life, and published posthumously in 1916, this volume of essays was directly concerned with World War I. Here Royce seeks to give his philosophy a concrete role to play in ending the Great War and bringing a lasting peace to the world.
About the Author
Josiah Royce (1855-1916) was an American idealist philosopher profoundly influenced by Hegel. He taught at the University of California at Berkeley and, at the behest of his friend and intellectual adversary William James, at Harvard. His best-known works include The Religious Aspect of Philosophy (1885), The Spirit of Modern Philosophy (1892), Studies of Good and Evil (1898), and The World and the Individual (1900-01).