Out of Revolution is a book by Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy (1888-1973), German social philosopher. The book counters conventional historiography as a “theory of history: how history should be understood, how historians should write about it,” as Harold J. Berman wrote in the introduction to the book. Page Smith, Reinhold Niebuhr, and Lewis Mumford all wrote of the significance of this work having new insights on the history of Western Civilization.
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... The revolutions of mankind, Huessy wrote, "create new time-spans for our life on earth ... ” Reinhold Niebuhr said of Out of Revolution “ Really a remarkable book, full of profound insights into the meaning of modern European history ... ” Lewis Mumford said of Out of Revolution “ Rosenstock-Huessy’s is a powerful and original mind ...
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