History and Philosophy: A Reflection

“The history of philosophy, like the history of any other part of mankind’s Intellectual achievements, needs to be written and rewritten by every generation In terms of what is of importance to present-day intellectuals. Philosophy itself develops in specific historical and cultural contexts. ” – Richard Pocking, The Columbia History of Western Philosophy Man’s progress, … Read more

“History repeats itsself”

“The most solemn humbug which does duty as a profound historical reflection is, that history repeats itself,” a quote cyclic historians live by, having been their doctrine for over a century. This belief that our past directly influences the present and future is a way of life for some people; and is a very realistic … Read more