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2 Too theoritical This I was only able to listen to Part I is an excellent set of lectures on the different types of interpretive lenses through which hilosophers and other thinkers view history For example Eliade writes about the denial of history For those who see life as death death is denied through regeneration History never begins or ends It is always there as an endless repetition of the same cycles and atterns Expressing the faith of the englightenment Kant saw the end of history as the full development of rationality that snuffs out our base selfish instincts through the development of law and institutions Hegel sa. The Search for a Meaningful PastPhilosophies Theories and Interpretations of Human HistoryPart I Part IIGreat Courses on TapeTotal 8 cassettes Estimated Running Time 8 HoursLCCN 00527022Topics of Lectures include Mircea Eliade's Cosmos and History and Cyclical Time; The Early Enlightenment and the Search for the Laws of History; Vico's New Science of History; The.

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Ways of knowing besides science and that both historians and scientists are infected with ideological agendas This is all good stuff Danto then uts Hegel in his Challenged to Win place by dimissing the dialectical approach as fluffy historical story telling with a beginning middle and end If that s an accurate description of Danto sosition it significantly misses the Kids Draw Knights, Kings, Queens, Dragons power and richness of Hegel shilosophy whether one agrees with it or not Staloff s resentation makes it clear that history can be than story telling This resentation of history at least for these thinkers comes with a strong oint of view about what humanity and life is about. Dea of History; Arthur Danto's Narration and Knowledge; social history structuralism and the long duree Fernand Braudel's On History; Post structuralism and the linguistic turn Hayden White's Introduction to Metahistory; Naturalism Revisited William McNeil's Plagues and Peoples; The Heterogeneity of Historical UnderstandingContents 8 sound cassettes 2 course guid.

Ys natural laws don t apply to history We create our own laws and govern ourselves as opposed to being driven by the external forces of Newtonian hysics Germanic cultures are the embodiment of this autonomy of reasonThen Staloff moves into the 20th Century Into the Planet positivist and analytic approaches to history that eitherut historical narrative into the category of non knowledge or regards it as a rudimentary explantory exercise like almost myth Staloff ends his lectures with Arthur Danto who was critical of the ositivist worship of science including its exclusive claim over what constitutes knowledge Danto says there are different. High Enlightenment's Cult of Progress Kant's Idea for a Universal History from a Cosmopolitan Point of View; Nietzche's Critiue of Historical Consciousness On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life; Weber's Historical Sociology; Taking the Long View Arnold Toynbee and World Historical Speculation; Twentieth Century Neo Idealism RG Collingwood's The