Lecture 9-17-07 notes - Turning to World History- Lecture...

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Turning to World History- Lecture 9/17/07 I.) What is involved in engaging the world through (world) history? II.) How are we going to do it? III.) How does Marks do it? Consciously/unconsciously Engaging = interpreting + acing Evaluating – understanding Using History to engage the present 1.) compare- (present- past) 2.) connect (features at any moment)- to one another- to prior developments 3.) act – maintain- transform Evaluating- what’s going on in the world to day and understand -Think about how that (what goes on in the world) affects your day to day life -Interpret the world cons. And unconsciously things you’ve reflected on in the World. I) Engaging- number of ways in principle in relationship to the past and present - must compare past and present - may use comparison to diffirentiate b/w past and present - to identify what is novel in the present, and then think of new ways of interpreting and understanding and guiding our actions of the present - broad analogies to provide us with lessons for the present
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course HIST/MATH 79-104 and taught by Professor Rouse,katerina during the Fall '08 term at Carnegie Mellon.

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Lecture 9-17-07 notes - Turning to World History- Lecture...

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