By Richard Murphy

ISBN-10: 1845401069

ISBN-13: 9781845401061

This publication argues that R.G. Collingwood’s philosophy is better understood as a analysis of and reaction to a quandary of Western civilisation. some of the and complementary features of the obstacle of civilisation are explored and Collingwood is confirmed to be operating within the traditions of Romanticism and ‘historicism’. On those matters, the theories of Collingwood and Ortega y Gasset are contrasted with these of Nietzsche and Weber.

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