How Change Happens: A Theory of Philosophy of History, Social Change and Cultural Evolution

143 Pages Posted: 27 Feb 2015

Date Written: October 8, 2013

Abstract

How Change Happens puts the study of social and cultural history and social change and cultural evolution on a scientific basis capable of rational analysis and understanding. It shows how social and cultural change happens and explains the sequence of events in social and cultural history. It shows how social and cultural history followed a necessary path that can be analysed and rationally understood and explained. Most books on history describe how one thing followed another. How Change Happens describes why one thing followed another.

Keywords: philosophy, philosophy of history, social change, cultural evolution, meta history, big history, karl marx

JEL Classification: A00, B30, O30

Suggested Citation

Forrester, Rochelle, How Change Happens: A Theory of Philosophy of History, Social Change and Cultural Evolution (October 8, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2570697 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2570697

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