Origins Of The Humanistic Tradition
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📒Origins Of The Humanistic Tradition ✍ Gloria K. Fiero
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📒Keynes And The British Humanist Tradition ✍ David Andrews
✏Keynes and the British Humanist Tradition Book Summary : This novel book looks at the relationship between the economics of John Maynard Keynes and the tradition of British Humanism, which dominated public life in the early years of the twentieth century.
✏Black American Literature and Humanism Book Summary :
📒The Origins Of Old Germanic Studies In The Low Countries ✍ Cornelis Dekker
✏The Origins of Old Germanic Studies in the Low Countries Book Summary : This volume deals with the comparative study of Old Germanic languages in the Low Countries, in the middle of the seventeenth century; with special attention to the work of the philologist and lawyer Jan van Vliet (1622-1666).
✏The Humanistic Tradition Volume 1 Prehistory to the Early Modern World Book Summary : Understanding that a global humanities course is taught in varying ways, Gloria Fiero redefines the discipline for greater flexibility with the 7th Edition of The Humanistic Tradition. Enhanced by McGraw-Hill Education’s LearnSmart® and SmartBook®, Fiero delivers a learning experience tailored to the needs of each institution, instructor, and student. With the ability to incorporate new extended readings, streaming music, and artwork, The Humanistic Tradition renews the understanding of the relationship between world cultures and humankind’s creative legacy.
✏Comparative Criticism Volume 23 Humanist Traditions in the Twentieth Century Book Summary : This new volume looks at the Humanist Tradition in the twentieth century.
📒Down From Olympus ✍ Suzanne L. Marchand
✏Down from Olympus Book Summary : In Down from Olympus Suzanne Marchand attempts to come to grips with German Graecophilia, not as a private passion but as an institutionally generated and preserved cultural trope. The book argues that nineteenth-century philhellenes inherited both an elitist normative aesthetics and an ascetic scholarly ethos from their Romantic predecessors; German "neohumanists" promised to reconcile these intellectual commitments, and by so doing, to revitalize education and the arts. Focusing on the history of classical archaeology, Marchand shows how the injunction to imitate Greek art, especially sculpture, was made the basis for new, state-funded cultural institutions. Tracing interactions between scholars and policymakers that made possible grand-scale cultural feats like the acquisition of the Pergamum Altar, she underscores both the gains in specialized knowledge and the failures in social responsibility that were the distinctive products of German neohumanism. Most important, Marchand traces the history of the study, excavation, and exhibition of Greek art as a means to confront the social, cultural and political consequences of the specialization of scholarship in the last two centuries. Although it emphasizes the persistence of ancient models, Down from Olympus is very much a modern tale.
📒The Origins Of Business Money And Markets ✍ Keith Roberts
✏The Origins of Business Money and Markets Book Summary : To understand business and its political, cultural, and economic context, it helps to view it historically, yet most business histories look no further back than the nineteenth century. The full sweep of business history actually begins much earlier, with the initial cities of Mesopotamia. In the first book to describe and explain these origins, Roberts depicts the society of ancient traders and consumers, tracing the roots of modern business and underscoring the relationship between early and modern business practice. Roberts's narrative begins before business, which he defines as selling to voluntary buyers at a profit. Before business, he shows, the material conditions and concepts for the pursuit of profit did not exist, even though trade and manufacturing took place. The earliest business, he suggests, arose with the long distance trade of early Mesopotamia, and expanded into retail, manufacturing and finance in these command economies, culminating in the Middle Eastern empires. (Part One) But it was the largely independent rise of business, money, and markets in classical Greece that produced business much as we know it. Alexander the Great's conquests and the societies that his successors created in their kingdoms brought a version of this system to the old Middle Eastern empires, and beyond. (Part Two) At Rome this entrepreneurial market system gained important new features, including business corporations, public contracting, and even shopping malls. The story concludes with the sharp decline of business after the 3rd century CE. (Part Three) In each part, Roberts portrays the major new types of business coming into existence. He weaves these descriptions into a narrative of how the prevailing political, economic, and social culture shaped the nature and importance of business and the status, wealth, and treatment of business people. Throughout, the discussion indicates how much (and how little) business has changed, provides a clear picture of what business actually is, presents a model for understanding the social impact of business as a whole, and yields stimulating insights for public policy today.
✏A History of Christian Thought from Its Judaic and Hellenistic Origins to Existentialism Book Summary : Professor Tillich analyzes the development of Christian theology
📒The Origins Of Life ✍ Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka
✏The Origins of Life Book Summary : Understanding life through its origins reveals the groundwork underlying the differentiations of its autonomous generative matrixes. Following the primogenital matrix of generation, the three generative matrixes of the specifically human sense of life establish humanness within the creative human condition as the existential sphere of sharing-in-life.