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Книга idea plane proposal plane Книги Вооружение Автор: Jim Winchester Год издания: 2005 Формат: pdf Издат.:Grange Books Страниц: 258 Размер: 140.72 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:More than one hundred twenty prototypes and X-planes, from the Bell X-1 to the H-35 JSF. Over 2000 pictures and illustrations. designated photos, which permit the reader to check the functionality of up to date plane. complete dimensions, weights and function figures for every variety.

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By contrast the modern critique of exemplary history expressed the feeling that the future is open and can be shaped, while contingency had to be construed not so much as chance, but rather as freedom to act. 39 The challenge posed by ancient history to modern historicities is also the subject of Ellen O’Gorman’s insightful chapter, which returns to Roman deployments of repetition and exemplarity, and their difference from modern historical thought. The chapter juxtaposes ancient and modern notions of exemplarity, while deploying each tradition as the entry point into the critique of the other.

But this act of transcendence would create a fissure between the diversity of time-frames manifested in the European historiographical traditions and the singular philosophical ‘idea’ that makes Greece the starting point of a global history. The founding moment of European history would thus be split by the contestation of temporalities which are formulated within its limits. It is precisely this condition – the externality of the idea of history to historiographical temporalities that dispute the singular course of time – which makes Kant doubt the validity of his proposition.

Then, whilst continually emphasizing that, it seeks to bridge the gap through transfer. The new beginning is a recommencing, and takes its strength, or its authority, precisely from being such. In the end, the restitutio can be seen as an operation that serves as captatio and translatio of the past authority onto that of the present, though on behalf of a past that it makes its own. Christianity and the Church: authority and the past? Rome provides a key example of the authority of the past, both for herself and for her later impact during the course of Western history.

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