Outstanding literary critic, editor, lecturer and teacher, master of classical and oriental thought, widely respected interpreter of Christian belief, Paul Elmer More lived a full and productive life. Yet this extraordinary account of his inner being, recreated largely from More’s published letters and other writings, shows that his whole life was a poignant quest for a religious philosophy, a quest that produced The Greek Tradition and The Sceptical Approach to Religion. Mr. Dakin’s study of More, combining thorough scholarship with deep understanding, is unlikely to be supplanted as the authoritative biography.Originally published in 1960.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.