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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
In this book Callinicos explores the relationship between social theory and historical writing drawing on a wide range of theories and theorists in an attempt to establish the contribution that theory can make to understanding the past.
Table of contents provided by Syndetics
- Part 1 Sympathy for the Devil? Francis Fukuyama and the End of History
- 1.1 Fukuyama and the Left
- 1.2 Kojeve: From Hegel to Stalin
- 1.3 Fukuyama: From Spengler to Reagan
- 1.4 History and Reason
- Part 2 History as Narrative
- 2.1 The Claims of Narrative
- 2.2 The Specificity of Modern Historical Discourse
- 2.3 Facing the Facts
- 2.4 Theory and Interpretation
- Part 3 History as Theory
- 3.1 What is a Theory of History?
- 3.2 Marx or Weber?
- 3.3 Capitalism and Abstraction
- Part 4 History as Progress
- 4.1 Meaning in History
- 4.2 The Dialectics of Progress
- 4.3 The Rise of the West
- 4.4 Identity and Emancipation