Interpretations of History: From Confucius to Toynbee

Interpretations of History: From Confucius to Toynbee

by Alban G. Widgery

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ISBN-13: 9781138192638
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/08/2018
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Historiography Series
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x (h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: General Conceptions of History – Oriental and Occidental 1. Quietist and social Attitudes to History in China 2. Metaphysical and Individualist Views of History in India 3. Conceptions of History in Ancient Greece and Rome 4. Theistic Conceptions of History: Zoroastrian, Jewish, Islamic 5. Theistic Conceptions of History: Christian Part 2: Particular Theories of History – Occidental 6. Some Independent Reflections on History from the Renaissance to the Nineteenth Century 7. Idealist Treatments of History in the Nineteenth Century and After 8. Naturalist Treatment of History in the Nineteenth Century and After 9. Attitudes of Historians and the Approach to Philosophy of History

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