History of the Idea of Progress

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Transaction Publishers, 1980 - Progress - 370 pages
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Contents

Introduction
3
The Classical World
10
The Early Christians
47
Medieval Currents
77
The Renaissance
101
The Great Renewal
118
THE TRIUMPH OF THE IDEA OF PROGRESS
169
Introduction
171
Progress as Freedom
179
Progress As Power
237
The Persistence of Progress
297
Progress At Bay
317
Epilogue
352
INDEX
359
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