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By Karl Löwith

Modern guy sees with one eye of religion and one eye of cause. as a result, his view of heritage is harassed. for hundreds of years, the historical past of the Western international has been considered from the Christian or classical standpoint—from a deep religion within the nation of God or a trust in recurrent and everlasting life-cycles. the fashionable brain, in spite of the fact that, is neither Christian nor pagan—and its interpretations of heritage are Christian in derivation and anti-Christian in end result. To enhance this concept, Karl Löwith—beginning with the extra obtainable philosophies of historical past within the 19th and eighteenth centuries and dealing again to the Bible—analyzes the writings of remarkable historians either in antiquity and in Christian occasions. "A e-book of contrast and nice significance. . . . the writer is a grasp of philosophical interpretation, and every of his terse and big chapters has the stability of a piece of art."—Helmut Kuhn, Journal of Philosophy

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