Change and habit; the challenge of our time, by Arnold J. Toynbee.


New York, Oxford University Press, 1966.

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Subjects Civilisation -- Histoire -- 20e siècle.
Civilisation -- Philosophie.
Civilization -- Philosophy.
Science and civilization.
Description 240 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date 1966.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents The challenge of our time. Light from the past : its value and limits ; Stable ingredients in human nature ; Acceleration in human history ; Divisive and unifying movements in history ; Annex : the genetic and the comparative approach ; The pros and cons of a fractured structure of society ; The exacerbation of divisive feeling -- The overriding need in politics for order. The significance of the would-be world-states ; Is a world-wide world-state feasible? -- The continuing scope in religion for freedom. The significance of the would-be world-religions ; Is a fusion of the higher religions desirable? -- The impact of technology on life. Population, urbanization, congestion ; Mechanization, regimentation, boredom ; Affluence and leisure.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)619402
(OCoLC)ocm00619402
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WorldCat Identities Toynbee, Arnold, 1889-1975.
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