4 edition of A summary of universal history. found in the catalog.
A summary of universal history.
Louis Pierre Anquetil
|Statement||Translated from the French of M. Anquetil.|
|Genre||Early works to 1800.|
|Contributions||Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)|
|LC Classifications||D20 .A63|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||03003267|
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(Reflective history is further broken down into universal history, pragmatic, critical, and specialized methods). Focusing on his own method (philosophic history), Hegel gives a brief defense of the idea that Reason rules history.
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The Idea for a Universal History also contained several propositions that were soon to be disputed by J. Herder in his Ideas for the Philosophy of the History of Humanity, leading to Kant's reply in his reviews of that work () and in the Conjectural Beginning of Human History ().Cited by: “Idea a Universal History with Cosmopolitan Intent” – Summary Posted on 11/02/ by Gabriela Serrano All humans have the right and freedom to reach their highest potential because nature has given them the tools they need to succeed.
Source: Idea for a Universal History from a Cosmopolitan Point of View (). Translation by Lewis White Beck. From Immanuel Kant, “On History,” The Bobbs-Merrill Co., Transcribed: by Rob Lucas.
A short and very accessible text, it avoids the technical language of Kant’s larger works, but was written right between the 1st and 2nd editions of ‘Critique of Pure Reason’ and thus. Universal history, world history or global history examines history from a global perspective.
It looks for common patterns that one can find across all cultures. Universal historians use a thematic approach. That means they look at history from two viewpoints: On the one hand they look at processes of world history that have drawn people of the world together, on the other hand they want to.
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[Louis-Pierre Anquetil; Pre Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)].