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Points at S-USIH 2015

Readers of Points may be familiar with the Society for U.S. Intellectual History, or S-USIH, the ever-expanding group of historians and scholars who study the history of America’s intellectuals and their effects on politics and culture. 1,024 more words

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Book Review: Historical Consciousness by John Lukacs

The primary mode of thought for most of mankind throughout man’s history has been symbolic and mythological. This was the predominant way of thinking in nearly all ancient societies and has remained well into the Modern era the primary mode of thinking in the Eastern world. 960 more words


How (Not) To Draw Contemporary Insights From The History of Political Thought

I’m giving a talk this Wednesday (25 February, 5.15 – 6.45 pm) at the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU (Large Conference Room, Senate House, north block). 206 more words


Unsocial Sociability

Yes, I’m quoting Kant.

*please don’t run away*

This phrase came up in my Enlightenment lecture earlier this week, and it really struck me.

Human beings are social creatures. 341 more words

Life Lessons

Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: Brilliant History of English & a Style Guide

Another history of the English Language that is also interested in style and grammar.

Light, breezy, written for non-specialists and filled with interesting advice and caveats. 151 more words


New publication by historian Li Chaojin (李朝津) on nationalism and liberalism and their impact on the writing of history in modern China


  • 作者: 李朝津
  • 出版社:蘭臺網路
  • 出版日期:2014/12/01
  • 語言:繁體中文
  • 来源:博客来
  • For the original website see here.
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Long article by historian Duan Lian (段炼) on new developments over the past 20 years in research on modern Chinese intellectual history






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【文章来源】《史学月刊》2015年第1期。 153 more words

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