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(toyn'bē),
Joseph, English otologist, 1815-1866. See: Toynbee corpuscles, Toynbee muscle, Toynbee tube.
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Along the way, Mendelson weaves in an array of characters, from William Lyon Mackenzie King, who was Canada's prime minister for twenty-one years, to Arnold Toynbee, Martin Heidegger, Leo Strauss, and Leonard Cohen.
Esta preocupacion es una reaccion a las obras de otros historiadores contemporaneos, como Oswald Spengler y Arnold Toynbee.
Jaime Antunez, profesor de la Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, ilustra que el analisis-sintesis que Dawson ofrece se aleja de los <<grandes discursos>> de Oswald Spengler (1880-1936) y Arnold Toynbee (1889-1975), al distanciarse de igual manera de planteamientos demasiado aprioristicos o ideologicos (pp.
The place of the Talmud in the thought of Jews, both religious and secular, was illuminated by an argument between two distinguished English writers, Arnold Toynbee (1889-1975) and the Reverend James William Parkes (1896-1981).
As a consequence of all of these forces, some historians, such as the Englishman Arnold Toynbee and the German Oswald Spengler, began to rethink the way history looked, and to present the idea of a world history that would uncover supra-national patterns of the human experience.
Historian Arnold Toynbee described the dynamics of civilization as a process of challenges and responses.
Entre los articulos de academicos de esta institucion, se destacan los del Embajador Heraldo Munoz, cuya especialidad y experiencia lo convierten en una de las personas mejor calificada para damos una perspectiva de la Organizacion de las Naciones Unidas en tiempos de cambio, de la Embajadora Maria Teresa Infante, cuya pluma siempre lucida se refiere a las nuevas realidades de la politica antartica chilena y de la profesora Maria Jose Henriquez, quien inspirandose en la obra del insigne historiador Arnold Toynbee nos ofrece una personal y profunda reflexion sobre la modernidad como relato.
Maurice, and Arnold Toynbee were key figures in the Liberal Anglican tradition, which supported the concept of nationalism.
1 wrote that it would be a "big mistake" for Hizbullah to accept a ceasefire "at present", adding: "British historian Arnold Toynbee has written that only a defeated army would commit a war crime [like Qana].
And the historian Arnold Toynbee in 1948 concluded that Churchill's wartime speeches spelled the difference between survival and defeat for Britain.
Arnold Toynbee, observing the decadence of the waning British Empire, called it "suicidal statecraft.
Writing in the mode of Oswald Spengler and Arnold Toynbee, Stephen J.