Progress
(1,676 words)

Abstract: Progress is one of the core ideas of Western thought. Some hold it a modern invention, notably of the Enlightenment period, but the seeds of this idea were sown by philosophers of classical …

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Jan J. Boersema, “Progress”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 30 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_000724>
First published online: 2016



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