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The mimetic tradition of reform in the West / Karl F. Morrison.


Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1982] .
ISBN 0691053502, 9780691053509

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Subjects Civilisation occidentale.
Civilization, Western.
Europe -- Intellectual life.
Europe -- Vie intellectuelle.
Europe.
Imitation.
Intellectual life.
Description xxii, 440 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1982]
©1982
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents part 1. Forming the mimetic tradition: chapter 1. Basic patterns of mimetic action in Greek thought -- chapter 2. Assimilation of mimetic doctrines with Old Testament theology -- chapter 3. Mimesis as a strategy of historical progress: the patristic stage of the classical tradition -- part 2. Changes in mimetic strategy during the reconstitution of Europe: chapter 4. "Christ in us moving toward the Father": Paschasius Radbertus's view of history -- chapter 5. Mimetic principles of church government: Hincmar of Rheims -- chapter 6. Summary and anticipation: the transit of Jesus -- chapter 7. Strategic reorientations -- chapter 8. Thomas Aquinas's recapitulation theory of tradition -- chapter 9. Toward a new theory of progress by augmentation -- part 3. Mimesis in the renewal of the classical tradition: circa 1500-1900: chapter 10. Challenges to the mimetic tradition -- chapter 11. Continuity of mimetic strategies in the sixteenth century -- chapter 12. Continuity of mimetic strategies in the Enlightenment -- chapter 13. Mimesis by augmentation in two theories of historical development -- chapter 14. Four Lutheran reconstitutions of mimesis as an historical strategy -- chapter 15. The art of revolution and the nineteenth century -- chapter 16. Epilogue: the longue durée of mimesis -- Appendix: Thinking mimetically about history: some bibliographical orientations.
Geographic Area Europe
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8109736
(OCoLC)ocm08109736
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WorldCat Identities Morrison, Karl Frederick.
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