Collingwood and the Crisis of Western Civilisation

Collingwood and the Crisis of Western Civilisation

by Richard Murphy
     
 
This book argues that R.G. Collingwood's philosophy is best understood as a diagnosis of and response to a crisis of Western civilisation. The various and complementary aspects of the crisis of civilisation are explored and Collingwood is demonstrated to be working in the traditions of Romanticism and 'historicism'.
On these subjects, the theories of Collingwood

Overview

This book argues that R.G. Collingwood's philosophy is best understood as a diagnosis of and response to a crisis of Western civilisation. The various and complementary aspects of the crisis of civilisation are explored and Collingwood is demonstrated to be working in the traditions of Romanticism and 'historicism'.
On these subjects, the theories of Collingwood and Ortega y Gasset are contrasted with those of Nietzsche and Weber.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845404062
Publisher:
Andrews UK
Publication date:
02/23/2012
Series:
British Idealist Studies Series 2: Collingwood
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
403 KB

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