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Carl Becker: on history & the climate of opinion.

Charlotte Watkins Smith

Carl Becker: on history & the climate of opinion.

by Charlotte Watkins Smith

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Becker, Carl Lotus, -- 1873-1945.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD15.B33 S52
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 225 p.
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16568015M

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Ithaca, Cornell University Press, xiii, pp. $ Carl Becker thought that one could not come to know the past unless one began by knowing something about knowing. The essence of his own approach to historical knowledge-relativism. The Paperback of the Carl Becker: On History and the Climate of Opinion by Charlotte Watkins Smith at Barnes & Noble.

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(Carl Lotus), Climates of Opinion and Magic Words: Carl Becker. The first section of Carl Becker’s classic The Heavenly City of the Eighteenth-Century Philosophers is titled “Climates of Opinion.”. In our present, any title with “Climate” in it quivers with a certain adumbration of doom, but Becker’s “climates” have (unsurprisingly) little to do with anthropogenic climate change or the geological/historical.

The Uses Within History of Ideas. The concept originates in the history of ideas, seemingly coined by the seventeenth century author Joseph Glanville and rediscovered by Alfred Whitehead in his Lowell lectures () (Geiger, ).Among historians, it was popularized by Carl Becker, (), being considered synonymous with “instinctively held preconceptions,” “conventional world-views.

(in Reviews of Books) - Carl Becker: On History and the Climate of Opinion Charlotte Watkins Smith Charles McLean Andrews: A Study in American Historical Writing A. Eisenstadt Review author[s]: Robert H. Woody William and Mary Quarterly, 3rd.

Climate of opinion is the perceived majority of opinions of a given social group at a given time In crystalline prose Carl Becker demonstrates that the period commonly described as the Age of.

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He was John Wendell Anderson Professor of History in the Department of History at Cornell University from to He was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in Becker died in Ithaca, New York.

Cornell has recognized his work as an educator by naming one of its five new residential colleges the Carl Becker House. Becker's use of the term " Climates of Opinion " as the heading to his first chapter suggests, correctly, that he relied heavily on Alfred North Whitehead's Science and the Modern World.

Becker argues persuasively that the "climate of opinion" of the 18th century Philosophes (Voltaire, Montesquieu, Diderot, Condorcet, Hume, Franklin, etc.) was closer to the medieval climate of opinion, religious dogmatism, which they detested, than to the climate of opinion /5.Book Review:Warm Climates in Earth History Brian T.

Huber, Kenneth G. MacLeod, Scott L. Wing December The Quarterly Review of Biology Alan KEITH Graham.Name: Carl Becker. Lived: Nationality: American. Profession(s): Historian, academic Books: The Beginnings of the American People (), The Eve of the Revolution (), The United States: An Experiment in Democracy (), The Declaration of Independence: A Study in the History of Political Ideas (), Our Great Experiment in Democracy (), The Spirit of ’76 (), The.