Culture And Civilization

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This second volume in this new series aims to anchor the 21st century in the tradition of the new, to raise methodology into historiography. As the new millennium develops, it is becoming evident that science and society are critical pivots in the formation of a larger mosaic of culture and civilization. A tradition has developed and refuses to dissolve under the withering aspect of analysis. Whether flying under the banner of Arthur Lovejoy, George F. Kennan, Pitirim Sorokin, Arnold Toynbee, Alexander ...
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Overview

This second volume in this new series aims to anchor the 21st century in the tradition of the new, to raise methodology into historiography. As the new millennium develops, it is becoming evident that science and society are critical pivots in the formation of a larger mosaic of culture and civilization. A tradition has developed and refuses to dissolve under the withering aspect of analysis. Whether flying under the banner of Arthur Lovejoy, George F. Kennan, Pitirim Sorokin, Arnold Toynbee, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, T. S. Eliot, Thorstein Veblen, and countless others, it has become clear that making sense of the whole, and not resting easy with bits and pieces has become the mission of Culture & Civilization.
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“A splendid selection of essays. And I fully endorse your purpose of trying not to understand individual disciplines in isolation but to achieve the nearest approach to truth by including the insights of all disciplines as they contribute to our knowledge. It is indeed time for synthesis.” –John Silber, President Emeritus, Boston University “What a fine achievement volume 2 of Culture and Civilization is…[I] much enjoyed Charles Murray's piece, though I thoroughly disagreed with it, and have recently discovered Max Scheler for myself, so found Graham McAleer's 'take' most enlightening.” —Professor Peter Watson, Research Associate at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, at the University of Cambridge
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412814539
  • Publisher: Transaction Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/1/2010
  • Pages: 318
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Irving Louis Horowitz (1929-2012) was Hannah Arendt Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Political Science at Rutgers University. He was the founder and served as chairman of the board and editorial director of Transaction Publishers. A prolific writer, he authored more than fifty books, as well as hundreds of articles and essays.

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