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The comparative dependence of human progress on tradition and invention

an address pronounced before the House of Convocation of Trinity College, July 16th, 1856

by Abram Newkirk Littlejohn

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Published by Press of Case, Tiffany and Co. in Hartford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization,
  • Trinity College (Hartford, Conn.)

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Other titlesAddress pronounced before the House of Convocation of Trinity College, July 16th, 1856
    Statementby A.N. Littlejohn
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB58 .L58 1856
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24831000M
    OCLC/WorldCa70589609

    This chapter examines theories and empirical findings on the overlapping topics of progress in science and the factors that contribute to scientific discoveries. It also considers the implications of these findings for behavioral and social science research on aging. The chapter first draws on contributions from the history and sociology of science to consider the nature of scientific progress. Oral tradition, or oral lore, is a form of human communication wherein knowledge, art, ideas and cultural material is received, preserved and transmitted orally from one generation to another. The transmission is through speech or song and may include folktales, ballads, chants, prose or verses. In this way, it is possible for a society to transmit oral history, oral literature, oral law and.

    Plato in Ancient Greece was one of the earliest philosophers to provide a detailed discussion of ideas and of the thinking process (in Plato's Greek the word idea carries a rather different sense from our modern English term). Plato argued in dialogues such as the Phaedo, Symposium, Republic, and Timaeus that there is a realm of ideas or forms (eidei), which exist independently of anyone who.   The Western cultural construct of human rights provides inherent and inalienable rights to all, regardless of culture and tradition. Non-Western cultures do restrict the application of human rights, but only when these rights culturally and traditionally breach the rights of their members.

    It allowed for a vision of human progress to be developed which overrode ideas of racial evolution and claims of the superiority of particular ethnic groups sustained by these ideas. By the s, however, this attempt to use the psychosocial to limit the jurisdiction of biology had all but failed. Comparative philosophy that is done along the Chinese-Western axis can proceed from one end or the other, in the attempt to bring to bear concepts, frameworks, and insights from one tradition to the project of making progress on questions and problems in the other tradition.


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