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Introduction to contemporary civilization in the West

Author: Columbia College (Columbia University)
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1960-61.
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Columbia College (Columbia University).
Introduction to contemporary civilization in the West.
New York, Columbia University Press, 1960-61
(OCoLC)760680249
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Columbia College (Columbia University)
OCLC Number: 390468
Notes: Originally published in 1941 under title: Contemporary civilization source book.
Description: 2 volumes ; 24 cm
Contents: V. 1. I. The Medieval heritage : classical influences: Plato. Aristotle. Cicero. --
II. The Medieval heritage : Christian and Jewish conceptions of life: Paul of Tarsus. Moses Maimonides. Augustine. Benedict. Bonaventure. Thomas Aquinas. Bernard Gui. Church and state. Dante. --
III. The Medieval heritage : economy, society, polity: The manor. The town. The Ordinance of Laborers. Grant of two fairs at Aix-la-Chapelle. The King's mirror. Robert of Clari. Pope Innocent III. Genoese shipping. Las Siete Partidas. Magna Carta. The truce of God. The Goliard poets. --
IV. Centralized government and the secular political spirit: Philippe de Commines. Henry VII of England. Niccolò Machiavelli. Jean Bodin. V. Early modern capitalism and the expansion of Europe: Lucas Pacioli. Jacob Fugger. Christopher Columbus. The New World. Martin Luther. The German Peasant War. --
VI. The moral thought of the humanist renaissance: Petrarch. Coluccio Salutati. Giovanni Pico della Mirandola. Pietro Pompanazzi. Giorgio Vasari. Baldassare Castiglione. Desiderius Erasmus. Thomas More. --
VII. The Reformation and national churches: John Wycliffe. John Hus. Pope Pius II. Martin Luther. John Calvin. Sebastian Castellio. Richard Hooker. Ignatius of Loyola. The Council of Trent. The Veronese Inquisition. --
VIII. The development of modern science: Francis Bacon. Galileo Galilei. René Descartes. Isaac Newton. Blaise Pascal. --
IX. The elaboration of the sovereign state: Cardinal Richelieu. Jacques Bénigne Bousset. François Fénelon. Count de Saint-Simon. Jean Baptiste Colbert. The French West India Company. Thomas Mun. The Hat Act of 1732. --
X. Absolutism and constitutionalism : the British experience: James I of England. "An agreement of the people" and debates in Cromwell's Army Council. Thomas Hobbes. James Harrington. John Locke. --
XI. The Enlightenment : background and ideals: John Locke. Immanuel Kant. Jean A.N. de Condorcet. --
XII. The Enlightenment : knowledge and morality: Voltaire. Claude Adrien Helvétius. Denis Diderot. David Hume. Immanuel Kant. --
XIII. The Enlightenment : religion: Voltaire. Jean Jacques Rousseau. David Hume. --
XIV. The Enlightenment : politics and economics: Frederick the Great. Baron de Montesquieu. Jean Jacques Rousseau. James Madison. Adam Smith. Jean A.N. de Condorcet. V. 2. I. The French Revolution: Arthur Young. Cahiers. Joseph Emmanuel Sieyès. The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen. The Civil Constitution of the Clergy. Maximilien Robespierre. Conspiracy of the equals. Napoleon Bonaparte. Heinrich Heine. --
II. The reconstruction of European society: Edmund Burke. Joseph de Maistre. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel. Johann Gottlieb Fichte. The Jews in revolutionary France. Congress of Vienna. The Holy Alliance. The Carlsbad Decrees. François René de Chateaubriand. François Guizot. Alfred de Musset. --
III. The advance of industrialization: Enclosures. Andrew Ure. The Luddites. Honoré de Balzac. Robert Vaughan. Thomas Robert Malthus. Frédéric Bastiat. David Ricardo. Jean-Baptiste Say. The free trade controversy. Friedrich List. Debate on the factory bill. Thomas Carlyle. --
IV. Programs for reform: Jeremy Bentham. Reaction in England. The Duke of Wellington and the Reform Bill. Chartism. Alexis de Tocqueville. Giuseppe Mazzini. The Fundamental Rights of the German People. C.A.L. Hermann Baumgarten. The Decembrist movement. John Stuart Mill. Matthew Arnold. Pope Pius IX. Lord Acton. --
V. The growth of socialism: Robert Owen. The Communist Manifesto. Friedrich Engels. Karl Marx. --
VI. Religion and ethics in the age of Darwin: Auguste Comte. Essay and reviews. John Henry Newman. Charles Darwin. Herbert Spencer. Thomas Henry Huxley. --
VII. Big business and its critics: Big business. The dockers' strike. Andrew Carnegie. Thorstein Veblen. Walter Rathenau. Philip Wicksteed. Sidney Webb. Eduard Bernstein. V.I. Lenin. --
VIII. Politics in the unified nation state: Heinrich von Treitschke. Otto von Bismarck. Church and state in Germany. Jules Ferry. Maurice Barrès. Charles Péguy. Jean Jaurès. --
IX. Imperialism after 1870: V.I. Lenin. Joseph Schumpeter. Benjamin Disraeli. Theodore Roosevelt. John Cecil Rhodes. E.M. Forster. André Gide. --
X. Reappraising the nineteenth century: William James. Friedrich Nietzsche. Bertrand Russell. George Santayana. A.V. Dicey. Houston Stewart Chamberlain. Jacob Burckhardt. Norman Angell.
Other Titles: Contemporary civilization in the West
Responsibility: a source book prepared by the Contemporary civilization staff of Columbia College, Columbia University.

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