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Tags What are tags? Open to the public ; ND At his death, he was working on a four-volume survey of Greek civilization.

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Burckhardt delivered a series of lectures at the University of Basel, which were published in by Pantheon Books Inc. Australian National University Library. Burckhardt considered the study of ancient history an intellectual necessity and was a highly respected scholar of Greek civilization. The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy was the most influential interpretation of the Italian Renaissance in the 19th century and is still widely read.


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Burckhardt is currently featured on the Swiss thousand franc banknote. University of South Australia. Both men were admirers of the late Arthur Schopenhauer.

Alongside all swindlers the state now stands there as swindler-in-chief”. We use cookies to give you the best butckhardt experience. The University of Sydney. Thus, Burckhardt was naturally led to write the two books for which he is best known, his Die Cultur der Renaissance in Italien “The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy” English translation, by S.

Dr Burckhardt’s history is indeed a Cicerone – a guide and instructor, and it fulfilsin the fullest sense of the word the function claimed for it by the sub-title of the first German edition: The Best Burckharct of Preview — The Cicerone by Jacob Burckhardt. More than that, it occupies a unique place; for the overwhelming mass of literature on Italian Art, printed during the last two decades, includes not a single volume that can vie with Dr Burckhardt’s, as regards terse completeness and practical arrangement.

In connection with this work Burckhardt may have been the first historian to use the term ” modernity ” in a clearly-defined, academic context. Physical Description xi, p.


He is known as one of the major progenitors of cultural history, albeit in a form very different from how cultural history is conceived and studied in academia today.

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Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be burckharet, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. Magic, Modernity, and the Birth of the Human Sciences.

Nietzsche and Burckhardt enjoyed each other’s intellectual company, even as Burckhardt kept his distance from Nietzsche’s evolving philosophy.

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