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The philosophy of history with reflections and aphorisms / John William Miller.


1st ed.. New York : Norton, [1981] .
ISBN 9780393014648, 0393014649

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Subjects Histoire -- Philosophie.
History -- Philosophy.
Description 192 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
©1981
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Utility of historical study -- Motives -- Explanation -- Cause -- Purpose -- Psychology -- Accedents -- The static ideal -- Mistrust of time-- Alliance with time-- A victory is in time-- the Sense of Time -- Time and immediacy -- The sense of history -- The simultaneous an the successive -- Memory and morals -- Memory and the humanities -- The past as an influence -- Memory as control --Prediction -- Documentation -- The "referent" of a statement in history -- The facts -- Order and disorder -- The common and the unique -- Action and immediacy -- The free act-- Power-- Might and right -- Action is inherently historical -- Myth and error -- Myth and control -- The role of the actual -- Judgement -- Reflections and aphorisms.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7175874
(OCoLC)ocm07175874
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WorldCat Identities Miller, John William.
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