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By Richard Murphy

ISBN-10: 1845401069

ISBN-13: 9781845401061

This e-book argues that R.G. Collingwood’s philosophy is better understood as a prognosis of and reaction to a challenge of Western civilisation. a number of the and complementary elements of the main issue of civilisation are explored and Collingwood is confirmed to be operating within the traditions of Romanticism and ‘historicism’. On those matters, the theories of Collingwood and Ortega y Gasset are contrasted with these of Nietzsche and Weber.

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