The Western Intellectual Tradition

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Harper Collins, Aug 1, 1962 - History - 544 pages
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Traces the development of thought through historical movements and periods from 1500 to 1830.

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User Review  - Borg-mx5 - LibraryThing

Bronowski was a towering intellect yet, filled with a passion that flowed through his work. My view is that he represented a role model not only as an intellectual, but as a human being. Here, in a single volume, he tackles thought from the Renaissance to Hegel. A wonderful, yet dense read. Read full review

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This was a well written history Western European ideas from the Renaissance to the mid 19th century. The authors do a good job at pinning down key moments when political, philosophical, economic ... Read full review

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Bruce Mazlish is professor emeritus of history at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and fellow of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is the author of The Leader, The Led, and the Psyche; The Riddle of History; and Reflections on the Modern and the Global.