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Basic values of Western civilization.

Shepard B. Clough

Basic values of Western civilization.

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Published by ColumbiaU.P.;Oxford U.P .
Written in English


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Pagination132p.,21cm
Number of Pages132
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Open LibraryOL20286807M

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The explicit stating of the values that all Western Civilization holds in common is certainly an important and worthwhile goal.

However there may be more to be said on the subject than Mr. Clough has time for in this exceedingly brief book. He defines culture as ""a way of life shared by members of a human society or group of societies"" and then hypothesizes that human beings and their values.

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[Shepard B Clough] -- In this book the author tries to discover what goals people are striving to attain, what behavior members of our culture expect their fellows to follow, and what methods Westerners have adopted to. So, Western civilization is a combination of Judeo-Christian and Greco-Roman values.

Greeks and Romans established the Western artistic aesthetic, but a vast majority of Western iconography is. adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86A.

By: Ibn Warraq In a public debate in London against Tariq Ramadan, Ibn Warraq was given eight minutes to argue the superiority of Western is his Basic values of Western civilization. book of the West, which forms the basis for his new book, Why the West is Best: A Muslim Apostate’s Defense of Liberal Democracy.

The great ideas of the West—rationalism, self-criticism, the disinterested search for truth, the. Drawing on the core values of western civilization, the author refines the counterparts in Chinese civilization, summarized as four core principles: duty before freedom, obedience before rights, community before individual, and harmony before conflict.

Focusing on guoxue or Sinology as the basis of. Western culture, sometimes equated with Western civilization, Western lifestyle or Basic values of Western civilization. book civilization, is a term used very broadly to refer to a heritage of social norms, ethical values.

The book addresses the fundamental ideological struggles between Greek thought and Jewish values, and how with the emergence of Christianity both schools of thought reconciled, paving the road for the creation of modern Western civilization.

As Christianity spread, Shapiro argues, these two thought systems were spread with it. For the present volume the challenge of choosing sources is the most serious, for trying to cover such an extensive geographic area and time period as Western civilization up to the year with any sort of depth or adequacy is nearly impossible.

Therefore this book is closely tied to. Great Books of Western Civilization Books I read in my series of Western Civilization classes in college All Votes Add Books To This List. 1: The Odyssey by.

Homer. avg rating —ratings. score:and 3 people voted Want to. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York: Columbia University Press, Description: x, pages ; 23 cm. Interestingly, Patterson seems profoundly ambivalent about this most fundamental of Western values, on which he has written a page book.

“At its best, the valorization of personal liberty is the noblest achievement of Western civilization,” he says.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Basic Values of Western Civilization: at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. The fact is that the values by which its critics would bring Western civilization down are values they have derived from Western civilization itself.

Yes, Western nations engaged in slavery, but the movement that brought the institution of slavery down employed the criticisms and prescriptions of Western thinkers and writers. Thus, the fact that the book is one that students will read, become engaged with, and understand makes it a valuable resource to teachers of Western Civilization.

(Previous Edition Praise) Teaching History: A Journal of Methods. This book is the way to go for a one-semester course: a. The Founding Fathers of the American nation, like so many others who made major contributions to what became Western civilization, understood the importance of education in determining the characteristics and values of a culture—but so have enemies of Western civilization who want to use teachers and education as weapons to radically change.

Non-Western people who wish to share in the things that characterize modernity will need to study the ideas and history of Western civilization to achieve what they want, and Westerners who wish to preserve them must do the same. The many civilizations adopted by the human race have shared basic characteristics.

That would not have happened without the Judeo-Christian values and the Western Enlightenment that are so central to Western civilization. The. Christianity has been historically intertwined with Western civilization. However, it is difficult to decide what its effects were.

Through its long history, the Church has been a major source of social services such as schooling. Several universities were founded by the Church. About the Book. Western Civilization: A Concise History is an Open Educational Resource textbook covering the history of Western Civilization from approximately 8, BCE to CE.

It is available in three volumes covering the following time periods and topics. Clough, S B: Basic Values of Western Civilization. True Values Are Always Man-Made; BASIC VALUES OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION. By Shepard B.

Clough. Western short stories have also been among America’s favourites. A.H. Lewis (c. –), a former cowboy, produced a series of popular stories told by the “Old Cattleman.”Stephen Crane created a comic classic of the genre with “The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky” (), and Conrad Richter (–) wrote a number of stories and novels of the Old Southwest.

Between andWill and Ariel Durant published a series of volumes that together were known as “The Story of Civilization.” They basically told human history (mostly Western history. The intellectual class across the West—encompassing its universities, media, and arts—is striving to dismantle the values that paced its ascendancy.

Europe, the source of Western civilization, now faces a campaign, in academia and elite media, to replace its cultural and religious traditions with what one author describes as a. About the Book. Western Civilization: A Concise History is an Open Educational Resource textbook covering the history of Western Civilization from approximately 8, BCE to CE.

It is available in three volumes covering the following time periods and topics. Volume 1: from the origins of civilization in Mesopotamia c. 8, BCE through the early Middle Ages in Europe c. 1, CE. Basic Values of Western d B. Clough. Columbia University Press, New York, x + pp.

In addition to quoting liberally from Trump and Churchill throughout the book, Adams includes fifty pages of rousing speeches from both men in which they defend the values of Western civilization: Churchill’s speech about the Munich agreement before the House of Commons, his Chancellor’s address on civilization at Bristol.

History of Western Civilization II. Table of Contents. 20 The Age of Enlightenment The Enlightenment; Rationalism; Natural Rights; The Age of Discovery; Portuguese Explorers; Spanish Exploration; England and the High Seas; French Explorers.

The first volume of "Perspectives on Western Civilization," covering the Neolithic Revolution through the early modern era, explores the major values which have come to define the civilization of the West.

This innovative collection, using extensive selections from both primary and secondary literature, concentrates on the forms of everyday life and the various ways in which the good or.

One inspiring example that instilled humility in the whole of Western Civilization was perhaps the story of Moses in the Book of Exodus where God defeated the once-believed almighty pharaoh.

Moreover, the idea of justice may have been inspired by the very old books of the Bible that otherwise proved to be very influential in making the rather. Western philosophy, history of Western philosophy from its development among the ancient Greeks to the present.

This article has three basic purposes: (1) to provide an overview of the history of philosophy in the West, (2) to relate philosophical ideas and movements to their historical background and to the cultural history of their time, and (3) to trace the changing conception of the.

Modern Western Civilization often divides economic classes into wealthy, middle-class, and poor. In medieval civilizations of Europe, there were fewer economic classes. Kings and queens had enormous amounts of money and land.

Serfs, or people who worked the land, had almost nothing. Eventually, a merchant economic class developed. “Western Civilization was responsible for a paradigm shift in history. It created the industrial and scientific revolutions that enabled the birth of a transportation, communications and knowledge revolution unprecedented in the 5 billion year history of this planet.

Ricardo Duchesne, whose white nationalist website includes homophobic and racist articles on ancient material, has written a book entitled The Uniqueness of Western Civilization. The neo-Nazi site Counter Currents gave it a five part, twenty-thousand word review, one part of which begins with an image of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius.

Western Civilization Worksheet that reflect the idea discussed in the prompt. Then answer the question at the bottom of the page. Prompts: 1) Individual Worth: One of the defining characteristics of Western civilization is recognition of the importance of each individual.

Every person is believed to have worth and to deserve a life of dignity. Basic values that may never be removed from the game. This value combination makes Civ what it is, and makes it different from almost all other games.

Ambitious support for different play styles and patterns (Games like Warcraft, Simcity and similar often have only one standard pattern of the game that is winning. Required Resource. The resource below is provided in the course at no cost to the student.

However, if the student prefers a physical copy of the resource, he or she may purchase it through the Liberty University Online bookstore, MBS purchase of physical copies is optional. Perry, Marvin, et. Western Civilization: Ideas, Politics, and Society, Vol.

11th ed. The Influence of Christianity on Western Civilization The positive influence of Christianity is far reaching especially in the rich history and culture of Western Civilization despite a long standing ignorance or adamant denial of its contributions. The Bible itself is responsible for much of the language, literature, and fine arts we enjoy today as its artists and composers were heavily.Recently, with the proliferation of Black Lives Matter extremists and the frequent exposure of the misfortuned Western welfare system, the multicultural and political correctness, which was once.The Great Books page is the "somewhat official" page for the "Liberal Studies Great Books Program" at Malaspina University-College.

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