Global possibilities in intellectual history: a note on practice

  title={Global possibilities in intellectual history: a note on practice},
  author={Knud Haakonssen and R. Whatmore},
  journal={Global Intellectual History},
  pages={18 - 29}
  • Knud Haakonssen, R. Whatmore
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • Global Intellectual History
  • ABSTRACT Intellectual history, and especially the branch sometimes identified as the Cambridge school, continues to be criticized for not being sufficiently global in outlook. This article does not defend intellectual history. Rather, it underscores the extent to which the well-known intellectual historian John Pocock has opened specific avenues for the study of past intellectual matters in distinctly non-Western contexts. The article suggests that these openings spring directly from basic… CONTINUE READING
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