Essays In The History Of Ideas

Arthur O. Lovejoy


Essays In The History Of Ideas

Essays In The History Of Ideas

  • Title: Essays In The History Of Ideas
  • Author: Arthur O. Lovejoy
  • ISBN: 9780313205040
  • Page: 328
  • Format: Hardcover



None


Recent Comments "Essays In The History Of Ideas"

Arthur Oncken Lovejoy (1873 – 1962)Though he certainly had some kinds of precursors, the American philosopher Arthur O. Lovejoy was the founder of the academic study of the history of ideas, and in Essays in the History of Ideas (1948) were collected many of the shorter texts in which his vision of the field was concretely, if partially, exemplified. In the first essay of the collection - "The Historiography of Ideas" - he explains the necessity and principles of such a study. It differs from [...]

As always with this sort of collection, some appeal more than others to each reader. Lovejoy's goal overall can be seen in this passage:"It is not any large complexes of ideasbut rather certain simpler, diversely combinable, intellectual and emotional components of such complexes, that are the true elemental dynamic factors in the history of thought and of art; it is with the genesis, the vicissitudes, the manifold and often dramatic interactions of these, that it is the task of the historian of [...]


  • Æ Essays In The History Of Ideas || ✓ PDF Read by ✓ Arthur O. Lovejoy
    328 Arthur O. Lovejoy
  • thumbnail Title: Æ Essays In The History Of Ideas || ✓ PDF Read by ✓ Arthur O. Lovejoy
    Posted by:Arthur O. Lovejoy
    Published :2018-09-04T23:29:32+00:00