It reminds me of a much perceptive statement by
R.G.Colingwood : "All history is the history of
--- Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Thanks Tom. Reminds me a tad of "Tradition and the
> Individual Talent."
> Tom Gray wrote:
> > From
> > All history is contemporary history, says
> Benedetto Croce in History
> > as the Story of Liberty: "However remote in time
> events may seem to
> > be, every historical judgment refers to present
> needs and situations.
> > "That is why history has to be written and
> rewritten from one
> > generation to another. The act of composition can
> never end. (160-61)
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Peter
> > <[log in to unmask]>
> > To: <[log in to unmask]>
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2005 8:23 PM
> > Subject: "All history is contemporary history"
> >> Anyone familiar with the exact source of this
> quote I
> >> found attributed toBenedetto Croce:
> >> "All history is contemporary history."
> >> Sounds vaguely familiar. :)
> >> Cheers,
> >> Peter
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