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Oct 06, Jerry Wall rated it it was amazing. I’ve given this book as a gift to about a dozen different people!

A History of Knowledge: Past, Present, and Future

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Its range is historical philosophy, language, politics, war, science, technology, and medicine. As such, while it may be largely correct, A History of Knowledge condemns you to be wrong in the same ways as your forefathers.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Reviewing a book on the history of human knowledge is a daunting prospect though not perhaps as daunting as writing one. If there can be an America, there can be World Peace! Luther was not sympathetic to the peasants since they had burned churches and killed priests.

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Oct 12, Michael added it. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The author states opposite. If you already have a general knowledge of Western history you will be disappointed. Because that paragraph exists many reviews of this book have been crushed beneath the hammer of reality. Open Preview See a Problem? I know that Luther railed against his opponents but he also railed against religious war.


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See all free Kindle reading apps. The impact of European expansion, the rise of science and the development of modern political systems are all studied in their historical context, and Van Doren concludes the journey with an examination of the world today and his predictions for the future. The following chapters are full of misrepresentations, false information, and information with crucial facts omitted. The book is pretty good until the last chapter, “The Next Hundred Years”.

Although it is primarily Euro-centric, A History of Knowledge is an excellent summary of the growth of human knowledge.


If I went Oprah, this would definitely be in my book club. Refresh and try again.

For example, he claims that Jesus was born on December 25th while every Christian church body on the planet merely claims that it is the observed day of his birth. One expects the author of history books to at least try and be objective and when he is not However, before sixteenth century, focusing only o Some chapters are really very well written and are engaging.


I was disappointed that he went through the 19th century Prelude to Modernity without even mentioning Impressionism painting. What is most enjoyable about this book, however, is the writing.

See our Returns Policy. This is a classic example of the west’s arrogance and ignorance. Charles Descqrgar Van Doren is an American intellectual, writer, and editor who was involved in a television quiz show scandal in the s. I do charlrs, and Hixtoria can say it proudly to this committee, that since Friday, October 16, when I charlea came to a full sxber of what I had done and of what I must do, I have taken a number of steps toward trying to make up for it.


Van Doren would have benefited himself and his work by examining the works of such scholars can L. He discusses Avicenna, the influential Muslim philosopher-scientist, and Averroes, the Arabic philosopher and commentator, as two charlex the great medieval thinkers whose thought had massive repercussions for mankind for centuries.

If one is searching for a book that can give them a compete- or near to complete- survey on the history of humanity, look no further. If knowledge is your thing, this book has it in spades. Instead of writing charles van doren breve historia del saber descargar review, I will copy hisotria following column I wrote about this book. This is surprising since one could access BBS’s and such at that time. For example, he claims that Jesus was born on December 25th while every Christian church body on the planet merely claims that it is the observed day of his birth.

My boredom in later chapters is not the authors fault. Feb 07, Matt McClure rated it really liked it. To begin, his work is Western biased, leaving very little space devoted to the remarkable achievements of non-Western civilizations and cultures. Credit offered by NewDay Ltd, over 18s only, subject to status.