Category Archives: Ben-Israel, Hedva

Moral Judgment in History

According to Hedva Ben-Israel, moral judgment in the writing of modern history nearly disappeared during the second half of the nineteenth century, replaced by an ideal of absolute objectivity. But under the stress of the great political revolutions of the … Continue reading

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Multiethnic Societies

The ideal of a harmonious order—as old as Plato’s Republic and as modern as the United Nations—remains elusive, as much in the mid-1980s as ever, with the emergence over the last 200 years of multiethnic societies. These are cultural and … Continue reading

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