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Exchange on WHEE and Darwinism/H-WORLD@H-NET.MSU.EDU

October 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment

from John Landon nemonemini@aol.com H-WORLD@H-NET.MSU.EDU To Haines Brown post: Thanks for the commentary. The Darwin debate is controversial, but times are changing, and a book such as Fodor’s What Darwin Got Wrong indicates a new wave of critiques of that theory. My citation of the Darwin debate was to free the study of history from […]

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Tags: Evolution · Fourth Edition · History · World History And The Eonic Effect

The Odyssey, the Iliad, the Axial Age/Eonic Effect

October 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment

On Homer’s Odyssey http://history-and-evolution.com/whee4th/chap5_2_1.htmArchaic Greece, the Clue

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Chapter 6 of WHEE/4th edition is now online!

September 28th, 2010 · No Comments

Chapter 6 of the Fourth Edition is now online: Transition and Modernity

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Deconstructing flat history

August 17th, 2010 · No Comments

From the fourth edition Deconstructing Flat History We have rediscovered something postmodernists dislike, the so-called metanarrative. The so-called ‘incredulity toward metanarratives’ should be replaced with an ‘incredulity toward infranarratives’. The critique is based on a rejection of teleology and ideology combined. But there is no avoiding the issue of macrohistory, it exists whatever our views, […]

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Decline and Fall (from WHEE)

July 30th, 2010 · No Comments

1.2.2 Decline and Fall This brings us to the dynamical mystery of civilizations, their apparent rise and decline, and the misleading way in which a postmodern perspective has become a version of declinism. Modernity is barely underway, and yet a version of leftist or religious ideology has declared the ‘age of modernity’ to be finished. […]

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Tags: Fourth Edition · World History And The Eonic Effect