Bibliographies on Educational Subjects; Secondary Education Volume 5

Bibliographies on Educational Subjects; Secondary Education Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... for example, in the case of exchange, the intermanorial, local, and metropolitan systems are ana, lyzed, and in the case of economic regulation, the village, town, and national economies. Other topics specially considered in lectures are the economic interpretation of history, the relation between economic and political progress, the terminology of economic history, the possibility of a satisfactory analysis of economics from an historical view point, and the theory of genetic economics. DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY Dr. Frank H. Hankins The year 1915-16 was the first academic year for the new Department of Sociology, as successor to the Department of Economics and Sociology, and the first year in many in which the higher University degree has been offered in this field. The department was gratified to be able to grant a degree for a thesis on the "Economic Interpretation of History," giving a fresh interpretation to that doctrine This inquiry, which will soon be published, surveyed the historical background of the doctrine and, in the light of criticism of its various forms and applications, gave it a new setting. The search among students of history and social evolution for ultimate principles of interpretation and especially for single causative factors with the attributes of sufficiency and universality dates from the earliest days of the philosophy of history. Such efforts were for the most part applications of theological preconceptions or metaphysical dogmas to the field of historical study. But, even in this presumably scientific age, a not less dogmatic character has attached to the utilization of "economic interpretation" by many writers. There has been and still is a hopeless confusion as to the proper meaning of ..".show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236575210
  • 9781236575210