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|All Authors / Contributors:||
G D Snooks
|Description:||xiv, 293 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||1. The eternal and the ephemeral --
Pt. I. The law-seekers. 2. What are laws, and where can we find them? 3. Metaphysical historicism from Hesiod to Toynbee. 4. Positive historicism from Comte to Rostow. 5. The poverty or perversion of historicism? 6. If history has laws, why haven't they been discovered? --
Pt. II. The laws. 7. If history has laws, how would we recognize them? 8. The laws of societal dynamics. 9. The laws of historical change. 10. The laws of institutional change. 11. The hidden wealth of historicism.
|Responsibility:||Graeme Donald Snooks.|