Heretical essays in the philosophy of history

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Full title: Heretical essays in the philosophy of history / Jan Patočka ; translated by Erazim Kohák ; edited by James Dodd ; with Paul Ricoeur's preface to the French edition.
Alternative titles: Kacířské eseje o filozofii dějin. English
Main author: Patočka, Jan, 1907-1977.
Other authors: Dodd, James, 1968-
Format: Book           

Table of Contents:
  • Preface to the French edition /
  • Paul Ricoeur
  • Reflections on prehistory
  • The beginning of history
  • Does history have a meaning?
  • Europe and the European heritage until the end of the nineteenth century
  • Is technological civilization decadent, and why?
  • Wars of the twentieth century and the twentieth century as war
  • Author's glosses to the heretical essays
  • Translator's postscript to the English edition of heretical essays.