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"George Grote's (1794-1871) broad guides on historic Greek heritage and philosophy stay landmarks within the heritage of classical scholarship. because the past due twentieth century, energetic curiosity within the works of Grote has noticeable his profile revived and his ongoing importance highlighted: he has taken up his rightful position one of the such a lot celebrated nineteenth-century classical intellectuals. Grote's severe engagement Read more...

summary: "George Grote's (1794-1871) huge guides on old Greek heritage and philosophy stay landmarks within the heritage of classical scholarship. because the overdue twentieth century, energetic curiosity within the works of Grote has obvious his profile revived and his ongoing importance highlighted: he has taken up his rightful position one of the so much celebrated nineteenth-century classical intellectuals. Grote's serious engagement with Greek historiography and philosophy revolutionized classical experiences in his day--a revolution set opposed to either fashioned interpretations and winning traits in German Altertumswissenschaft. Twenty-first-century scholarship indicates that Grote's works stay energetic, glowing and correct, as they give priceless insights that minimize around the highbrow borders of the Victorian age. His diligent scholarship, fascination with proof and sound judgement, intertwined with interesting and insightful narrative prose, proceed to captivate the eye of contemporary readers. In Brill's significant other to George Grote and the Classical culture, Kyriakos N. Demetriou leads a staff of trendy students to contextualize, resolve and discover Grote's works in addition to offer a severe evaluation of his posthumous legacy. individuals: Pierre Briant, Paul Cartledge, Catherine Fuller, John Gibbins, Giovanni Giorgini, James Kierstead, Bruce Kinzer, Antis Loizides, Peter Liddel, Sarrah Richardson, J.B. Schneewind, Robin Smith and Catherine Zuckert"--Provided through writer

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3. For a valuable study of James Mill’s response to the reform crisis of 1830–32, see Joseph Hamburger, James Mill and the Art of Revolution (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1963). Quoted in Bain, James Mill, 358. See Harriet Grote, Personal Life of George Grote, 64–5, and Clarke, George Grote, 37. Harriet Grote, Personal Life of George Grote, 65–6. George Grote, The Philosophic Radical And Politician 27 In Essentials of Parliamentary Reform, his published contribution to the movement, Grote in large measure reiterated the arguments and prescriptions set forth in Statement of the Question of Parliamentary Reform.

Mill to Sir William Molesworth,” ed. S. Thomas and Francis Mineka, The Mill News Letter 6 [Fall 1970], 10). Harriet Grote was very much in the thick of deliberations concerning the strategy and tactics of the Philosophic Radicals during the 1830s. S. Mill and Joseph Parkes. Collected Works of John Stuart Mill, vol. 12, 170. 58 For all these reasons he was ill-suited to become a forceful agent of radicalism in the House of Commons. 59 Subtract the ballot question from Grote’s parliamentary career and one is left with a record essentially barren of significant political service to the Radical cause.

On 12 October Place led a deputation of representatives of metropolitan parishes that presented to Grey a memorial calling for the prompt reintroduction of the Reform Bill. 39 On the next day Grote took part in a meeting of City bankers and merchants. ”40 Grote himself moved a resolution asserting the hope that the King would “employ every requisite means which the constitution admits” to secure the Bill’s passage. ”41 For Place, such sentiments betokened an unmerited and unhelpful degree of confidence and trust in Grey’s administration.

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