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The question of history…and evolution

May 6th, 2018 · No Comments

This was a draft of an introduction for a new book, since discontinued, attempting to probe the difficulties many have in approaching the eonic effect… The Question of History The question of history resists the codification of science and remains an outcast of reductionist scientism. This might lead us to abandon the hopes of a […]

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The question of history

January 28th, 2018 · No Comments

September 20th, 2017 · http://darwiniana.com/?s=minimalist+eonic+effect Looking backwards we have to wonder if Marx didn’t browbeat the left into his theories. Whatever the case, the hold of the marxist canon on its adherents is tenacious. But it has come to be a burden.

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The question of history…and evolution

January 9th, 2018 · No Comments

This is a draft of an introduction for a new book, since discontinued, attempting to probe the difficulties many have in approaching the eonic effect… The Question of History The question of history resists the codification of science and remains an outcast of reductionist scientism. This might lead us to abandon the hopes of a […]

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The question of history

January 6th, 2018 · No Comments

R48G: beyond historical theories, the eonic effect, and a new kind of history of capitalism September 21st, 2017 · No Comments Actually (see archived post below), we need only a very general outline of world history with a series of questions and a set of hypotheses: the beauty of the eonic model is that we […]

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A better solution than Hegel’s to the question of history raised by Kant

November 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

Hegel’s views on history, and the intuition as to history’s hidden ‘logic’, as cited also in Zizek’s commentary (see previous post for link), are very classic: but I think they are not correct. The logic of history is something quite different, and I think that the attempt to demonstrate a progression transcending pairs of opposites […]

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The question of history, religion, and modernity: Indian religion

May 30th, 2014 · No Comments

http://www.gurdjieff-con.net/2014/05/30/4718/

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History and the design question

June 2nd, 2018 · No Comments

WHEE and the design question…//History and Evolution website September 15th, 2017 · The resistance to debriefing natural selection has an ideological component for a capitalist age, but also raises the issue of design with figures like Dawkins (foolishly) explicitly using selectionist arguments to promote atheism, a foolish strategy. The design issue won’t go away,

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Kant’s questions about history as a foundation for a neo-marxism…

May 20th, 2018 · No Comments

Kant in some of his aspects might be a more useful foundation for a neo-marxism than hegel (who can be rederived via kant) in the way his view of history non-dogmatically asks a set of questions (answered in their own way by the eonic model) and focuses on empirical research as the basis for conclusions… […]

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The question(s) of history

December 30th, 2017 · No Comments

R48G: the eonic effect/model as a set of questions…! June 29th, 2017 · The eonic model is useful because it cogently isolates a non-random pattern in world history but leaves it as is, open to interpretation and practical use as an outline based empirically. The more elaborate model can be left as set of questions […]

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R48G: a new approach to history: the eonic effect as a series of questions…

December 6th, 2017 · No Comments

We have discussed many times the problems with historical materialism, and historical theories in general. A way out is to consider a set of hypotheses in the form of a series of opposites, e.g. is historical teleological, etc… We can force ourselves to examine the historical record very carefully without necessarily having to commit ourselves […]

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What drives history? the question of the eonic effect

December 1st, 2017 · No Comments

R48G: What drives history? the question of the eonic effect October 7th, 2017 · September 8th, 2017 · Our discussion of the Counterpunch article raised the issue of what is driving history, that stolid cliche, with the article’s hint at historical materialism, class struggle, etc, as candidates. But a study of the eonic effect shows […]

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R48G: the problem of history, a minimalist version of the eonic effect as a series of questions/

November 22nd, 2017 · No Comments

Is there a science of history? The question of a science of history has been indirectly critiqued by Kant and his analysis is one reason, next to the obvious evidence of the data, that we have introduced the unique innovation of post-theory: the distinction of system action and free action, or free agency. The result […]

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R48G: What drives history? the question of the eonic effect

November 16th, 2017 · No Comments

Our discussion of an older Counterpunch article raised the issue of what is driving history, that stolid cliche, with the article’s hint at historical materialism, class struggle, etc, as candidates. But a study of the eonic effect shows a much broader view is needed

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R48G: What drives history? the question of the eonic effect

October 24th, 2017 · No Comments

Note: Our discussion of the Counterpunch article raised the issue of what is driving history, that stolid cliche, with the article’s hint at historical materialism, class struggle, etc, as candidates. But a study of the eonic effect shows a much broader view is needed because there is clear evidence of an historical driver in a […]

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Questioning history: the eonic model and an indirect approach to historical ‘theory’…

October 18th, 2017 · No Comments

The eonic model is useful because it cogently isolates a non-random pattern in world history but leaves it as is, open to interpretation and practical use as an outline based empirically. The more elaborate model can be left as set of questions and a warning that noone gets history straight…these questions can themselves take the […]

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R48G: the problem of history, a minimalist version of the eonic effect as a series of questions/

October 9th, 2017 · No Comments

Is there a science of history? The question of a science of history has been indirectly critiqued by Kant and his analysis is one reason, next to the obvious evidence of the data, that we have introduced the unique innovation of post-theory: the distinction of system action and free action, or free agency. The result […]

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R48G: What drives history? the question of the eonic effect

October 7th, 2017 · No Comments

September 8th, 2017 · Our discussion of the Counterpunch article raised the issue of what is driving history, that stolid cliche, with the article’s hint at historical materialism, class struggle, etc, as candidates. But a study of the eonic effect shows a much broader view is needed because there is clear evidence of an historical […]

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September 26th, 2017 · No Comments

R48G: What drives history? the question of the eonic effect September 8th, 2017 · Our discussion of the Counterpunch article raised the issue of what is driving history, that stolid cliche, with the article’s hint at historical materialism, class struggle, etc, as candidates.

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WHEE and the design question…//History and Evolution website

September 15th, 2017 · No Comments

The resistance to debriefing natural selection has an ideological component for a capitalist age, but also raises the issue of design with figures like Dawkins (foolishly) explicitly using selectionist arguments to promote atheism, a foolish strategy. The design issue won’t go away,

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R48G: What drives history? the question of the eonic effect

September 8th, 2017 · No Comments

Our discussion of the Counterpunch article raised the issue of what is driving history, that stolid cliche, with the article’s hint at historical materialism, class struggle, etc, as candidates.

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R48G: the problem of history and problems with the eonic model: a minimalist version of the eonic effect as a series of questions/hypotheses and warnings

May 12th, 2017 · No Comments

R48G: the problem of history and problems with the eonic model: a minimalist version of the eonic effect as a series of questions/hypotheses and warnings April 12th, 2017 · Is there a science of history? The question of a science of history has been indirectly critiqued by Kant and his analysis is one reason, next […]

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R48G: the problem of history and problems with the eonic model: a minimalist version of the eonic effect as a series of questions/hypotheses and warnings

April 12th, 2017 · No Comments

Is there a science of history? The question of a science of history has been indirectly critiqued by Kant and his analysis is one reason, next to the obvious evidence of the data, that we have introduced the unique innovation of post-theory: the distinction of system action and free action, or free agency. The result […]

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Greenland on thin ice? Two studies open deep history of Greenland’s ice sheet, and raise new questions about its stability — ScienceDaily

December 8th, 2016 · No Comments

Source: Greenland on thin ice? Two studies open deep history of Greenland’s ice sheet, and raise new questions about its stability — ScienceDaily

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The question of the Axial Age shows how religion and secular science, so far, are both inadequate for the study of world history

May 16th, 2016 · No Comments

Enigma of the Axial Age: this study of the question of the Axial Age shows how religion and secular science are both inadequate for the study of world history, and how the scientific mind set is unable to fully analyze the place of religion in history. But it also shows the foundation of modernity in […]

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