Ideas

The 1969 CBC Massey Lectures, "Time As History"

George Grant, philosopher, member of the Department of Religion at McMaster University, gives this year's Massey Lectures on the conception of time as history. He says the purpose of his talks is to talk about the word "history" as it's used about existence in time. He discusses the importance of the idea of history to modern Western civilization, the crises...

George Grant, philosopher, member of the Department of Religion at McMaster University, gives this year's Massey Lectures on the conception of time as history. He says the purpose of his talks is to talk about the word "history" as it's used about existence in time.

Grant discusses the importance of the idea of history to modern Western civilization, the crises in the modern West about what we are and what we are becoming and the modern Western belief that man is an historical being.

The original publication of Time As History is out of print.  The complete lectures can be found in More Lost Massey Lectures published by House of Anansi.

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