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- Jacob Burckhardt, Swiss Philosopher of
History—100th Anniversary of His Death 1897
- A Few Reflections and Notes on Force & Freedom:
Reflections on History (1943) by Jacob Burkhardt, by
Bertil Haggman, 28 December 1997.
- Hegel's effect
- A dialog with Kai Froeb on the PhilOfHi list, March
1998. In response to questions, Kai Froeb defines what it
means to update Hegel for the 20th century.
- Arnold Toynbee and Macrohistory
- A dialog from the PhilOfHi list, October 1998. The issues
raised by Toynbee's work.
- The Threshold of History
- Student paper by John Newgard, History 296, 24 January
1999. The presumption that the course of history is shaped
by human reasoned intentionality arose in the Enlightenment
and died in the early 20th century.
- Arnold Toynbee and classical political
- By Haines Brown, 22 August 2002. Responds to a student by
exploring the philosophical implications of Toynbee's
challenge-response explanation of historical
- Leo Strauss
- By John Gueguen, 13 May 2003. A memo in which Gueguen
provides background for anyone wanting to investigate
whether there may be substance to the allegations of Leo
Strauss's complicity in the political work of
- Philosophy of history golden age?
- Dialogue from the PhilOfHi mailing list, 18 August 2004.
John Groves discusses with Haines Brown whether western
philosophy of history is experiencing a golden age.