The idea of Europe. Translated by Norbert Guterman.


New York, Macmillan [1966] .

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Subjects Civilization.
Europe -- Civilization.
Europe.
European federation.
Description xii, 434 pages 21 cm
Copyright Date [1966]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Part Four: The era of the revolution: from Kant to Hegel -- Europe and the French Revolution -- Plans for a European union contemporary with the revolution -- Historico-philosophical syntheses (1) -- Europe and Napoleon -- The Europe of the emperor's adversaries -- Goethe -- Historico-philosophical syntheses (2) -- Part Five: The era of nationalism: From Mazzini to Georges Sorel (1848-1914) -- The system of the sovereign states: Harmony in theory, anarchy in practice -- A compensatory ideal: The United States of Europe -- A centuries-old problem: Russia and Europe -- European opinions on Russia from Voltaire to Karl Marx -- Russian opinions on Europe from Chadaev to Tolstoy -- Dostoevsky and Russia's mission -- From historicism to pessimism -- Part Six: Europe at issue: From Spengler to Ortega -- "Everything has sensed that it might perish" -- Twilight or a new dawn? -- Part Seven: The era of federations: From cultural unity to political unity -- The living sources -- European values and virtues -- Europe and the world -- Unity in diversity: Foundation of federal union.
Part One: The origins: From Hesiod to Charlemagne -- Protohistory of a nameless continent -- The myth of the rape of Europa -- The myth of Japheth -- Cadmus, or the quest for Europe -- The etymologies -- The geographical concept -- From geography to history -- "Europa vel Regnum Caroli" -- Part Two: The concept of Europe: From Pierre Du Bois to the Abbe De Saint-Pierre -- On several centuries of "European" silence -- The earliest plans for European union -- Dante -- Pierre Du Bois -- Petrarch -- King George of Podebrad and Antoine marini -- Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini -- The problem of war and the rise of national states -- Erasmus -- The Turk as bogeyman -- The "grand designs" of the seventeenth century -- Emeric Cruce's Le Nouveau Cynee -- The Duc de Sully's "Grand design" -- Comenius' The universal awakening -- William Penn's Essay -- THe Abbe de Saint-Pierre's Perpetual peace -- Some Utopians of the period -- Part Three: The era of the philosophes: From Leibniz to Condorcet -- Broadened perspectives -- Leibniz -- In discovering the world Europe discovers herself -- Vico -- The Europe of the Enlightenment -- Montesquieu -- Voltaire -- Rousseau -- Glorious Europe -- Evolution: Forward or backward? -- Meanwhile in North America ...
Geographic Area Europe
Network Numbers (OCoLC)711922
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WorldCat Identities Rougemont, Denis de, 1906-1985.
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