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584 HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY Hegel, O. W. F. Vorlesungen iiber Rechtsphilosophie. Vol. I: Der Ob]ektive Geist, Naturrecht und Staatswissenschaft, Zeitgenb'ssische Rezensionen, Ed. and Commentary by KarlHeinz Ilting. Stuttgart-Bad Cann~tatt: Friedrich Frommann Verlag, 1973. Pp. 126. Paper, DM 198. Hickok, Laurens Perseus. Rational Psychology. Intro. by Ernest Harms. Delmar, New York: Scholars' F~esimiles and Reprints, 1973. Pp. xix q- vi q- 717. $35. Originally published in 1849 by Derby, Miller and Co., Auburn. This important work in psychology was composed of two parts, Rational Psychology and Empirical Psychology. The present volume is the companion piece to Empirical Psychology, published in 1854. Kirk, G. S. Myth: Its Meaning and Functions in Ancient and Other Cultures. Sather Classical Lectures, Vol. 40. Berkeley: Univ. of Calif. Press, 1973. Pp. xii q- 299. Paper, $3.45. This is the first paperback edition of the book first published in 1970. Moral Problems in Contemporary Society: Essays in Humanistic Ethics. Ed. by Paul Kurtz. Buffalo: Pxomethens Books, 1973. Pp. ix -t- 301. Paper, $3.95. Originally published in 1969. Schneider, Herbert W. tFays el Being: Elements of Analytic Ontology. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1973. Pp. 116. $7.75. This book was originally published in 1962. Announcements DICTIONARY OF THE HISTORY OF IDEAS Charles Seribner's Sons announces the publication in June, 1973, of their long awaited Dictionary o/ the History of Ideas. The price of the four large volumes is $140.00. In 1974 a fifth volume ($35.00) will appear, containing an Index with detailed cross-references to all articles in the four volumes, and to all the ideas represented as they appear in several articles. Thus an alphabetical guide to the contents of the dictionary will make consultation easy and practical. This dictionary presents an amazing wealth of information over a wide range of ideas and their histories. The Journal o/ the History o~ Ideas, founded in 1940 by Arthur O. Lovejoy and edited for years by the "executive editor" of this dictionary, Philip P. Wiener, constitutes the background, and illustrates the "idea" of this unique kind of dictionary. It cuts across many of the lines which separate the sciences, and it describes scientific ideas in their cultural contexts. It deals with the humanities in a similar way. This enterprise is obviously of special value for the history of philosophy. The following are the section headings in the Analytical Table of Contents: I The history of ideas about the external order of nature studied by the physical and biological sciences, ideas also present in common usage, imaginative literature , myths about nature, metaphysical speculation. II The history of ideas about human nature in anthropology, psychology, religion, and philosophy as well as in literature and common sense. III The history of ideas in literature and the arts in aesthetic theory and literary criticism. IV The history of ideas about or attitudes to history, historiography, and historical criticism. V The historical development of economic, legal, and political ideas and institutions , ideologies, and movements. VI The history of religious and philosophical ideas. VII The history of formal mathematical, logical, linguistic, and methodological ideas. ...

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ISSN
1538-4586
Print ISSN
0022-5053
Pages
p. 584
Launched on MUSE
2008-01-01
Open Access
No
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