1 edition of Intellectual history and its problems. found in the catalog.
Intellectual history and its problems.
Franklin L. Baumer
Written in English
|LC Classifications||D13 B345|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||203|
Sep 01, · A groundbreaking history of the Big Questions that dominated the nineteenth century In this pioneering book, Holly Case undertakes a stunningly original analysis, presenting, chapter by chapter, seven distinct arguments and frameworks for understanding the age. She considers whether it . Jul 16, · The work is worth reading, if only because it is a firm reminder that most of the problems that preoccupy 21st century minds are not truly new. They have been debated for centuries, and often with more nuance and insight in or than they are debated today. However, the book is quite long, and its chapters are uneven.
About Journal of the History of Ideas. Since its inception in , the Journal of the History of Ideas has served as a medium for the publication of research in intellectual history that is of common interest to scholars and students in a wide range of fields. It is committed to encouraging diversity in regional coverage, chronological range, and methodological approaches. Feb 01, · The editors explain that ‘Global Intellectual History is intended to showcase the available choices at a threshold moment in the possible formation of an intellectual history extending across geographical parameters far larger than usual’ (p. 4). However, the most valuable contribution of this book comes not from its expansion of.
Sep 07, · On Uses of Intellectual History: Past and Present in the Critique of Liberalism September 7, September 9, / Guest Authors For the final post in our symposium on Duncan Bell’s Reordering the World, a reply from Duncan himself. Books from "Yale Intellectual History of the West Series" This series seeks to provide a chronological account of the intellectual life and the development of ideas in Western Europe from the early medieval period to the present day.
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Intellectual history may, indeed, throw light on the problem of values, but it is as a philosopher and not as an intellectual historian that a man deals with values as such. To put the matter more concretely, in- tellectual history concerns itself prima- rily with four great problems, for which, thus far, adequate solutions have not.
Jan 02, · This is one of those early books—and a book I read early on—that showed me how one artfully combines intellectual and cultural history. This book inspired me to search for more like it—and to want to write my own some day.
John Tracy Ellis’s American Catholics and the Intellectual Life. As a Catholic, this short book—which is both. 'In all nations, history is disfigured by fable, till at last philosophy comes to enlighten man; and when it does finally arrive in the midst of darkness, it finds the human mind so blinded centuries of error, that it can hardly undeceive it; it finds ceremonies, facts and monuments, heaped up to prove lies.' 'History,' he concludes, 'is after all nothing but a pack of tricks which we play upon the dead;' we transform the.
Key works in American intellectual history (original list based on the titles provided here) Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.
What is Intellectual History. is a powerful statement of the importance and relevance of its subject. From a history of the field's development, with a particular focus on the transformation of the history of political thought by John Pocock, Quentin Skinner and Istvan Hont, Richard Whatmore explores the possibilities as well as the limits of intellectual history, demonstrating the multiple ways in which it Cited by: 8.
Slavery and the making of early American libraries: British literature, political thought, and the transatlantic book trade, – This book translates into English for the first time an important philosophical work in early phenomenology. Includes commentary. This engaging translation will be of value to anyone interested in early phenomenology and Russian intellectual axendadeportiva.com: Springer International Publishing.
These are not opposed but rather complementary methods, and intellectual history may be seen as the inside of cultural history and cultural history as the outside of intellectual history, the Author: Riccardo Bavaj. 'Intellectual history' is a label applied to a wide range of enquiries dealing with the articulation of ideas in the past.
At its core has been the close study of written expressions of thought, especially those crafted at a fairly sophisticated or reflective level.
Intellectual history, at the intersection of several disciplines and lacking a clear institutional status, is the subject of permanent debate and even disagreement as to its scope and subject matter, and whether it constitutes a separate field of history.
Nov 08, · I am conducting research on the moral and intellectual history of the idea and its practice especially in European thought from classical times, through modernity, and to the present. Dominick LaCapra calls for a new view of intellectual history--one that will revitalize the importance of reading and interpreting significant texts.
In ten essays, he reformulates the problem of the relation between the "great" texts of the Western tradition and their contexts. Seeking to refine "context" into a concept useful to historical research, LaCapra urges intellectual historians to. As an intellectual history Pierre Manent's concisely written book shows the evolution of ideas over time and anchors the main ideas to a few central thinkers, but gives no historical information (dates, characters, circumstances).
What is the fundamental natural state of. Mar 18, · I’m going to second most of the titles on this list–Amy Dru Stanley’s book is particularly good, and should be on everybody’s list for US intellectual history. Also: David Brion Davis, The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution.
Welcome to AAIHS The African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS) is a scholarly organization founded to foster dialogue about researching, writing, and teaching black thought.
Over forty years the “Wingspread conference” and the book that came out of it has echoed through the field. Neither the conference nor the book that emerged from it, New Directions in American Intellectual History, edited by John Higham and Paul Conkin, was a celebration of the field.
It focused on a collective crisis of confidence. 6 WIPO Intellectual Property Handbook: Policy, Law and Use to streamline application procedures and to reduce the cost of obtaining simultaneous patent protection in several countries.
In its more recent history, WIPO increasingly does not stop short of promoting all kinds of intellectual property. Intellectual history refers to the history of ideas and thinkers. This history cannot be considered without the knowledge of the humans who created, discussed, wrote about, and in other ways were concerned with ideas.
Intellectual History at Duke draws on a collaborative graduate program, combining the faculty, student and library resources of Duke, UNC Chapel Hill and NCSU, with a monthly seminar at the National Humanities Center (NHC). Our intellectual historians emphasize the social, cultural and discursive setting of thought, using biography, intellectual fields and political movements.
In addition, there is a sub-category of intellectual history which concentrates on the practical or infrastructural features of intellectual life: habits of research and rhetorical skill, notions of evidence or proof, or the history of the book itself.
Modern Intellectual History publishes scholarship in intellectual and cultural history from onwards. MIH concerns itself primarily with apprehending the contextual origins and receptions of texts in order to recover their historical meanings. But we understand ‘texts’ in the broadest sense, so as to encompass multiple forms of.Methodology.
Methodological texts related to intellectual history. The methodology of intellectual history is still in the making. The discipline emerged in the second half of the 20th century, and it developed out of three other disciplines: History of philosophy, established in the s; problem history, dating from the s; and history of ideas, founded in the s.Cultural/Intellectual History.
A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich by Christopher B. Krebs: Provides an interesting history of Tacitus's Germania from contextualizing its writing to how it was sought after in Renaissance Italy to how it was eventually used for propaganda purposes.