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Published by Stanford University Press in California .
Written in English


  • History -- Philosophy -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

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StatementFrank E. Manuel.
SeriesThe Harry Camp lectures at Stanford University
LC ClassificationsD16.9
The Physical Object
Pagination166 p. ;
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22423184M

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By tracing the development of these two shapes of philosophical history from the onset of the Christian era through to the present, the author argues, they reveal themselves to be less a logical than a psychological polarity.4/5. “examination of its own history and of the forms of thought given the name “philosophy” indicates that “philosophy” has itself borne many fundamentally different meanings through the years, and from one school or movement to another.”. which philosophical historians have looked at the shape of human history since man first began to realize that he had a history. The only comparable book in English is Karl Lowith's Meaning in History (), which, while free of bias, has a commitment to a specific religious view that colors the entire presentation, and makes it a special case. (shelved 1 time as philosophy-of-history) avg rating — ratings — published Want to Read saving.

Early geometry. The earliest recorded beginnings of geometry can be traced to early peoples, who discovered obtuse triangles in the ancient Indus Valley (see Harappan mathematics), and ancient Babylonia (see Babylonian mathematics) from around geometry was a collection of empirically discovered principles concerning lengths, angles, areas, and volumes, . Based on curated lists from The Guardian, Flavorwire and more, suggestions from readers on Goodreads, Quora and Reddit, and picks from philosophical fiction authors like Khaled Hosseini, Irvin D. Yalom, Rebecca Goldstein and Daniel Quinn, here is a roundup of the best philosophical novels ever written.. To compile the final rankings, I assigned a weighted score . Hegel on the Historical Shapes of Justice, Harvard University Press, , pp this seems the book Pinkard was destined to write "Most crucially for Hegel, the philosophical comprehension of history is a comprehension of how historically the metaphysics of subjectivity itself -- and not merely our conception of the metaphysics of. Frank Edward Manuel (12 September – ) was an American historian, Kenan Professor of History, emeritus, at New York University and Alfred and Viola Hart University Professor, emeritus, at Brandeis was known for his work on the idea of , he and his wife, Fritzie P. Manuel, won the Ralph Waldo Emerson Award for their book Utopian .