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Category: All Categories: History: World: Philosophy of History
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1.
Tuchman, Barbara W.  
PRACTICING HISTORY: Selected Essays.

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf [New York]. 1981. (1981)..
1st edition, 1st printing. 306pp. Tall 8vo. Black cloth with the author's initials in gilt on the front cover. Gilt-lettered spine. Uncut foredge. Laid-in ERRATA slip. As New (Pristine)/ DJ (Fine i.e. No defects with unclipped price).

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2.
Spengler, Oswald, 1880-1936. Atkinson, Charles Francis, translator.  
The Decline of the West. Form and Actuality. Authorized Translation with Notes by Charles Francis Atkinson.

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, NY, MCMXLVI [1946].
Two volumes: xiv, [4], 428, xxxi p., 2 folding tables; 507, xxxii p. Der Untergang des Abendlandes, Gestalt und Wirklichkeit. The first edition was 1917; the revised edition, 1922; the first American edition, 1926. This enormous expression of cultural philosophy, originated in 1912 in a draft completed before the outbreak of the first world war, proposes that Western-- Faustian-- culture has reached a peak and is in decline. To document his thesis, Spengler drew from various cultures in a completely ahistorical manner to show parallel declines. The work is as rish as The Anatomy of Melancholy or the novels of Joyce, and almost as fictional. Lots of either/or; it sounds splendid. A passage at random: "Thus, musically as otherwise, the castle and the cathedral are distinct. The cathedral is music and the castle makes music. The one begins with theory, the other with impromptu; it is the distinction between waking consciousness and living existence, between the spiritual and the knightly singer." Stimulating and nonsensical. Black cloth stamped in gold; spines faded;

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3.
Murphey, Murray G.  
Our Knowledge of the Historical Past
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Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Indianapolis, IN, 1973.
Hardcover with textured black paper over boards and gilt titles to spine, in orange, green, black and white jacket, small 8vo. 1st printing. vi + 209pp. Index, endnotes to chapters. Fine/VG. Book is as new save for prev. owner's stamp upper corner ffep. Price-clipped jacket is rubbed with scuffing over edges, hinges and rear panel. Small nicks to upper spine end and lower front hinge 3/4" long x 3/16" chip mid upper rear edge. Colors and titles bright and clean. Jacket in Brodart. Not ex-lib. ISBN: 0672612690 VG. Hardcover Fine

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4.
Konstantinov, F. V. (Fedor Vasil'evich), 1901- .  
El Materialismo Histórico. Redacción general.

Publisher: Editorial Grijalbo, México D.F., 1957. Academia de Ciencias de la U.R.S.S. Instituto de Filosofía.
First edition in Spanish; translation of the second Russian edition of Istoricheskii materializm by Wenceslao Roces & Adolfo Sanchez Vazquez. xii, 446 p., 22 cm. Contents include La ciencia del materialismo histórico; Las condiciones de vida material de la sociedad; El desarrollo de las fuerzas productivas y de las relaciones de producción; Base y supraestructura de la sociedad; Las clases y la lucha de clases; El Estado y el derecho; La teoría marxista-leninista de la revolución; El papel de las masas populares y de la personalidad en la historia; La conciencia social, y sus formas; Las fuerzas motrices del desarrollo de la sociedad socialista; Las leyes del paso del socialismo al comunismo. Navy cloth, spine stamped in gold; minor wear; good. 39373.

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5.
Meyerhoff, Hans, ed.  
The Philosophy of History in Our Time: An Anthology

Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday Anchor Books, 1959 1st ed..
350pp. paperback: near Fine [ink name; else nrF] A selection of the writings of some two dozen major 20th century historians and philosophers ranging from Collingwood and Croce to Alan Bullock and Reinhold Neibuhr.

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6.
Gardiner, Patrick L., 1922- ed.  
The Philosophy of History / edited by Patrick Gardiner

Publisher: London ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1974.
[v], 224 p. ;index, 21 cm. A collection of ten readings from Collingwood through Sir Isaiah B erlin. Bibliography: p. [218]-222. From the library of Prof. Vincent Tomas of the Brown University Department of Philosophy. Stock# 44,790. Vg / soft cover.

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7.
Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich, 1770-1831.  
Philosophy of History by G. W. F. Hegel. Translated by J. Sibree
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Publisher: New York, Collier, 1902..
569 p. 22 cm. "Philosophy of history is an area of philosophy concerning the eventual significance, if any, of human history. Furthermore, it speculates as to a possible teleological end to its development—that is, it asks if there is a design, purpose, directive principle, or finality in the processes of human history... Hegel argued that history is a constant process of dialectic clash" From the library of Prof. Vincent Tomas of the Brown University Department of Philosophy. Stock# 44,332. Good+, spine worn / no dj.

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8.
Martin, Raymond.  
The Past Within Us: An Empirical Approach to Philosophy of History.

Publisher: Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, [1989]..
1st edition. ISBN: 0691073414 Hardcover As New hardcover (no markings) / As New dust jacket. Clean and fresh. A new copy.

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9.
Dubnow, S. M.  
JEWISH HISTORY: AN ESSAY IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY

Publisher: The Jewish Publication Society of America, Philadelphia, 1903.
Very Good with no dust jacket. First Edition. Hard Cover Publisher's full burgundy cloth boards, gilt lettering on spine and cover. 12mo. 184 pp. Former owner's name in pencil on ffep, otherwiuse unmarked. hinges starting, head and heel of spine lightly frayed. VERY GOOD. Chapters are entitled: (I) The Range of Jewish History; (II) The Content of Jewish History; (III) The Significance of Jewish History; (IV) The Historical Synthesis; (V) The Primary or Biblical Period; (VI) The Secondary or Spiritual-Political Period; (VII) The Tertiary Talmudic or National-Religious Period; (VIII) The Gaonic Period, or The Hegemony of the Oriental Jews; (IX) The Rabbinic-Philosophical Period, or the Hegemony of the Spanish Jews (980-1492); (X) The Rabbinic-Mystical Period, or the Hegemony of the German-Polish Jews; (XI) The Modern Period of Enlightenment (The Nineteenth Century); and (XII) The Teachings of Jewish History. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

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10.
Reill, Peter Hanns  
The German Enlightenment and the Rise of Historicism
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Publisher: University of California Berkeley, CA, 1975.
Not ex-lib. Red cloth with gilt titles to spine, in brown jacket with blue ttles, 8vo. x+ 308pp. Index, bibliography, endnotes. VG to VG+/VG- to VG. Book has bright, sharp cloth and gilt with touches of surface loss to tips of corners and corners of upper spine end; foxing and light shelving soil to upper page edges; tight, square binding; mildly toned but clean and unmarked pages; prev.owner's embossed bookpress stamp to ffep. Jacket has light rubbing with touches of surface loss along edges and over hinges; small chips over lower corners; light soil and moderate toning to rear panel only with toning pirmarily along upper edge; small former price label lower rear panel at hinge. Central panels clear and sharp in Brodart. ISBN: 0520025946 VG. Hardcover VG

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