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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. What I particularly like about Doren’s work though are the breve historia del saber charles van doren which remind me of Trilling’s commentaries on literature: Explains how humankind got to know what it knows. Return to Book Page. About Charles Van Doren. Paperbackpages. In the end, it boils down to a very good read indeed! And for you trivia buffs out there, it’s written by that guy from the Quiz Show scandal.

If you do not know much about the history of great people and their great ideas, this is a good book. The majority of people in the world call these changes “progress”. Apr 19, Bennett Coles rated it it was amazing. Historiw little Asian philosophy, except for Confucius. Its range is historical philosophy, language, politics, war, science, technology, and medicine.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Certainly none of these things are as separable into the watertight compartments we place them in as we might think they are, inasmuch as they are different strands that all twine together to form a single cord, the flow of human history. I’ve given this book as a gift to about a dozen different people!


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My boredom in later chapters is not the authors fault. Breve historia del saber by Charles Van Doren. Charro rated it did not like it Breve historia del saber charles van doren 04, Brevee Hasan rated it did not like it Jul 06, Rather than 5 stars, it would be more like a 4.

A History of Knowledge: Past, Present, and Future

The book could have been better without them. Peter Minev rated it did not like it Aug 14, The book is pretty good until the last chapter, “The Next Hundred Years”.

I’ve read chunks of it but could not bring myself to read it cover to cover, just didn’t seem worth it because there is absolutely no objectivity in Van Doren’s writing. It may be because of the age of the book or the author sber his white Protestant middle class views so sullied the first half I read that I could not take it any more. However, this book isn’t the best of either. I have no idea how this got published. Abdullah Mohammed rated it did not like it Jul 27, Jun 10, breve historia del saber charles van doren Cate rated it it was ok.

Breve Historia Del Saber by Charles Van Doren (1 star ratings)

The author takes on a subject that is too big and his lack of deeper knowledge is showing in some chapters, which are trite and sometimes even erroneous.

Lists with This Book. For example, how Aristotle was used to justify slavery and the slave trade. This book is a waste ihstoria time to anyone who has a high school diploma or better education. The author states opposite. It was painfully dated in the latter chapters regarding the history of knowledge of the hsitoria and future.


His lack of understanding of deeper issues revolving around what he states makes inaccuracies pop up at least every other page. Emanuel Wallerstein, Peter Stearns, and other world systems historians This is a sad and unnecessary work. Open Preview See a Problem? How the Black Death led to some very positive results, such as helping to produce the Renaissance.

Jan 18, Scott Waugaman rated it it was amazing. This same argument is used by racists who claim that the different races are fundamentally different from each other due to breeding. Want to Read saving….

Meghan rated it did not like it Jul 13, Oct 12, Michael added it. Brevs work’s most redeeming breve historia del saber charles van doren may very well be its service as an example of what good historical writing should not be. See 1 question about A History of Knowledge…. Glenn Guillory rated it did not like it May 24, David Brunsting rated it did not like it Jul 05, Open Preview See a Problem?

They both deal with Russia and as a Russian I could not pass them unnoticed.