Reasons for Our Rhymes: An Inquiry Into the Philosophy of History
Reasons for Our Rhymes provides a fascinating chronological overview of the major philosophical approaches to human history. Herrera clearly presents the ideas and influences of key figures from the past two thousand years -St. Augustine, Vico, Hegel, Marx, and others - showing how each of these thinkers initiated a new paradigm for our understanding of the meaning of history.
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