By Donny Gluckstein
By Kerwin Lee Klein
By John Torpey
Torpey’s argument advances the concept there are in reality 3 “Axial Ages,” rather than one unique Axial Age and a number of other next, smaller advancements. all of the 3 a long time contributed decisively to how humanity lives, and the problems it faces. The earliest, or unique, Axial Age used to be an ethical one; the second one was once fabric, and revolved round the production and use of actual items; and the 3rd is mainly psychological, and involved in the technological. whereas there are profound dangers and demanding situations, Torpey indicates how a worldview that mixes the strengths of all 3 a long time has the aptitude to bring in a interval of outstanding human freedom and possibility.
By G Kitson Clark
Originally released in 1967, this publication analyses the strategy through which old facts is equipped up and compares the character of old evidence with that of different disciplines reminiscent of the legislations and typical sciences. It examines a unprecedented sequence of forgeries and distortions from the fake Decretals to the biographies of Lytton Strachey, in addition to discussing how an old attractiveness similar to that loved by way of pass judgement on Jefferies was once created.
By Roger E. Backhouse,Philippe Fontaine
By J. Warren
By Inés Quintero,Pedro Correa,Miguel F. Dorta,José Bifano,Ángel R. Almarza,Rogelio Altez,Carlos Pernalete Túa,Ana Joanna Vergara Sierra,Alexander Zambrano
¿Cómo se construyó este relato? ¿Qué ha determinado que se mantenga invariable? ¿Cuáles son sus contenidos esenciales? ¿De qué manera se reproducen? ¿Cuáles son los resortes que favorecen su multiplicación? ¿Cómo hemos dialogado con ello? ¿Se han operado cambios? ¿Qué sabemos sobre nuestra independencia? ¿Es posible modificar los angeles historia? ¿En qué sentido? ¿Para qué?
Los ensayos que reúne este libro procuran dar respuestas a estas interrogantes. Se trata de una mirada crítica sobre l. a. independencia en l. a. cual se discuten las premisas establecidas, se revisan los lugares comunes, se explican sus motivaciones, se analizan sus contradicciones y se ponen al descubierto sus carencias. El propósito que anima a sus autores es propiciar un debate amplio y plural capaz de enriquecer l. a. inspiration que tenemos sobre nuestra independencia y sugerir nuevas maneras de atenderla, doscientos años después de su instauración entre nosotros.
By David Claire Jennings
Some of the solutions are during this moment version of 83 essays and tales. there's a mixture of modern and ancient narratives. The essays are grouped in different types - society, forms, heritage, legislations, politics, economics and art.
For such a lot of years I wrote essays, lengthy ahead of I wrote novels, earlier than I went again to varsity to review historical past and learn it additional by myself. prior to that I wrote technical manuals and directions. Inexplicably, few learn these, whereas they're wanted for a few sensible function. yet essays – narrations of rules – have continuously been on the center of my writing, even if infused inside my characters and their tales in my novels.
So right here then are my essays, with a few more moderen in my years as an outdated pupil with ardour for historical past and its people.
Some, the main early, usually are not so good written – it used to be earlier than my appreciation for the English language grew to its current point - and perhaps weakly compelling, whereas a couple of exhibit a spark of intelligence with profundity and perhaps wisdom.
There is a bit of memoir, a few painful yet sincere and private. a few at the moment are superseded yet replicate what I observed on the time. they're my very own words.
By Andrew G. Bone,Andrew Bone
Continuing with the topic of nuclear peril, this quantity comprises dialogue of nuclear guns, international peace, clients for disarmament and British-Soviet friendship opposed to the backdrop of the chilly conflict. one of many key papers during this quantity is Russell's message to the inaugural convention of the Pugwash circulate, which Russell used to be instrumental in launching and which turned an influential, self reliant discussion board of East-West clinical cooperation and advice on matters as an across the world agreed nuclear test-ban.
In addition to the problems of warfare and peace, Russell, now in his eighties, persevered to take an curiosity in a large choice of issues. Russell not just addresses older controversies over nationalism and empire, non secular trust and American civil liberties, he additionally confronts head-on the hot and urgent concerns of armed intervention in Hungary and Suez, and of the manufacture and trying out of the British hydrogen bomb. This quantity includes seven interviews starting from East-West kin after the Geneva convention to a gathering with Russell.
By Thomas F. Scanlon
- Focuses at the subject matters of strength and human nature, causation, divine justice, management, civilization as opposed to barbarism, legacy, and literary reception
- Includes thorough summaries along textual research that signpost key passages and spotlight thematic connections, aiding readers navigate their approach during the unique texts
- Situates ancient writing one of the sorts of epic and lyric poetry, drama, philosophy, and science
- Uses the simplest present translations and contains a exact checklist of additional interpreting that incorporates vital new scholarship