Philosophy of history
The term philosophy of history refers to the theoretical aspect of history, in two senses. It is customary to distinguish critical philosophy of history from speculative philosophy of history. Critica...
Malian hero scales Paris building to save child
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo on Sunday praised the heroism of Malian immigrant, Mamoudou Gassama, who scaled the facade of a four-storey building to save a child hanging from a ledge, saying the city will...
Russian 'Rambo' Called In Airstrikes On HIMSELF When Surrounded By ISIS Fighters
Surrounded by jihadists near the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, Alexander Prokhorenko (left, with his pregnant wife Ekaterina), 25, ordered Russian warplanes to obliterate the area.
REAL LIFE HEROES | 2016 | Faith In Humanity Restored
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Army Veteran, 75, Saves Kids From Knife-Wielding Teen
James Vernon credits his knife-fighting training from 50 years ago for disarming Dustin Brown, 19, inside of a public library Tuesday. A knife-wielding Illinois teen stormed a children's chess class, ...
Spencer Stone, French Train Attack Hero, Stabbed In Sacramento
French train attack hero Spencer Stone was in a stable condition after being stabbed early Thursday morning. Spencer Stone, one of three Americans who helped foil a terror attack on a French train in ...
Forget Oregon’s Gunman. Remember The Hero Who Charged Straight At Him.
No amount of murder seems likely to result in gun control soon. So let’s do what we can to stop the lunacy—by reserving the limelight for the vet who rushed the killer. Forget the 26-year-old zero who...
U.S. Airman Spencer Stone's Heroic Actions Aboard Attacked Train Are 'No Surprise' To Hometown Friends
Spencer Stone is a true American hometown hero to his friends and former co-workers in Carmichael, California, and they were not surprised to learn that he risked his own life to stop a gunman who ope...
Badass of the Week: Jack Pritchard
One of the most decorated firefighters in FDNY history. Standing all of five foot five and weighing in at a little over a hundred and fifty pounds, John J. Pritchard joined the Department in 1970 and ...
Captain Robert Trimble saved 1,000 US POWs from certain death but never said a word
Capt Robert Trimble, of Harrisburg, PA, was sent on a daring undercover mission to save hundreds of US POWs from Soviet danger as the Nazis fell in the East. It is finally revealed in a new book.
Hero
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Social cycle theory
Social cycle theories are among the earliest social theories in sociology. Unlike the theory of social evolutionism, which views the evolution of society and human history as progressing in some new, ...
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Age of Enlightenment
The Age of Enlightenment (or simply the Enlightenment, or Age of Reason) is an era from the 1650s to the 1780s in which cultural and intellectual forces in Western Europe emphasized reason, analysis, ...
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Social progress
Social progress is the idea that societies can or do improve in terms of their social, political, and economic structures. This may happen as a result of direct human action, as in social enterprise o...
Sociocultural evolution
Sociocultural evolution, sociocultural evolutionism or cultural evolution are theories of cultural and social evolution that describe how cultures and societies change over time. Whereas sociocultural...
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Hero
A hero (masculine or gender-neutral) or heroine (feminine) (Ancient Greek: ἥρως, hḗrōs) is a person or character in literature who, in the face of danger and adversity or from a position of weakn...
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Great man theory
The Great Man theory is a 19th-century idea according to which history can be largely explained by the impact of "great men", or heroes: highly influential individuals who, due to either their person...
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Pedagogy
Pedagogy (etymology and pronunciation) is the discipline that deals with the theory and practice of education; it thus concerns the study and practice of how best to teach. Its aims range from the gen...
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Philosophy of education
Philosophy of education can refer to either the academic field of applied philosophy or to one of any educational philosophies that promote a specific type or vision of education, and/or which examine...
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Truth by consensus
In philosophy, truth by consensus is the process of taking statements to be true simply because people generally agree upon them. Lakatos characterizes it as a "watered down" form of provable truth p...
Historiography
Historiography refers to both the study of the methodology of historians and the development of history as a discipline, and also to a body of historical work on a particular subject. The historiograp...
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The Automated Society
In a diagram from the book The Automated Society, Bloomfield defines the history of humanity beginning over two million years ago and ending over a hundred thousand years in the future. The diagram is...
Jean-François Lyotard
Jean-François Lyotard ([ʒɑ̃ fʁɑ̃swa ljɔtaʁ]; 10 August 1924 – 21 April 1998) was a French philosopher, sociologist, and literary theorist. His interdisciplinary discourse spans such topics as knowledg...
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Louis Mink
Louis O. Mink, Jr. (September 3, 1921 – January 19, 1983) was a philosopher of history whose works challenged early philosopher of history R. G. Collingwood and were part of a postmodern dialogue on h...
Montessori method
Montessori education is an educational approach developed by Italian physician and educator Maria Montessori and characterized by an emphasis on independence, freedom within limits, and respect for a...
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Unwitting testimony
Unwitting testimony refers to the unintentional evidence provided by historical sources. They may demonstrate the attitudes of an author, or the culture to which he or she belongs. This term was origi...
Scientific revolution
The scientific revolution was the emergence of modern science during the early modern period, when developments in mathematics, physics, astronomy, biology (including human anatomy) and chemistry tran...
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Vasile Pogor
Vasile V. Pogor (Francized Basile Pogor; August 20, 1833 – March 20, 1906) was a Moldavian-born Romanian poet, philosopher, translator and liberal conservative politician, one of the founders of Junim...
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