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... ardent opponents of classicism, values are not found but made, not discovered
but created ; they are to be realised because they are mine, or ours, whatever the
nature of the true self is pronounced to be by this or that metaphysical doctrine.
George Sabine (in his well-known textbook)1 views him as an anti-metaphysical
empiricist, a Hume or Popper before his time, free from obscurantist, theological
and metaphysical preconceptions. For Antonio Gramsci2 he is above all a ...
This metaphysical philosophy of history, full of Hegelian cliches, published in 1
837, was called The Sacred History of Mankind by a Young Disciple of Spinoxa,
and today is virtually unreadable. Although the title claims the inspiration of ...
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Though some of Sir Isaiah's best-known essays were included in the previous two volumes of his collected essays (Russian Thinkers and Concepts and Categories), this third of four scheduled volumes ... Read full review
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The CounterEnlightenment l
The Originality of Machiavelli
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