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Evolution, History, and Destiny: Letters to Alain Locke (1886-1954) and Others

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Presented in an epistolary form addressed mainly to the African American philosopher Alain Locke (1886-1954), evolution, history and destiny constitute the main themes of this book. Destiny, the controlling theme, is defined as an ideal of transcendent unity toward which a people strives in successive generations. Destiny includes four modalities: the ethnic, the national, the world, and the cosmic. Destiny is both immanent and transcendent, the one pertaining to the actual world, the other, to the ideal world. Part I ...

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Evolution, History, and Destiny: Letters to Alain Locke (1886-1954) and Others
2008, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820449708

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